Boxer

Mary Kom

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Age 41
Birthday March 11983
Birth Sign Pisces
City India
Country India
Profession Boxer

Mary Kom is a famous Boxer, born on March 1, 1983 in India. As of December 2022, Mary Kom’s net worth is $5 Million. She is the first female boxer to have medalled at each of the six major world championships.

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Spouse K Onler Kom (m. 2005)
Children(s) Prince Chungthanglen Kom, Khupneivar Kom, Rechungvar Kom

Mary Kom Biography

Boxer from India nicknamed “Magnificent Mary” known for being a five-time World Amateur Boxing Champion and a four-time Asian Women’s Boxing Champion. In 2010, she won the Sahara Sports Award for Sportswoman of the Year. Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom (born 1 March 1983) is an Indian Olympic boxer and incumbent Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. She is the only woman to become World Amateur Boxing champion for a record six times, the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the first seven World Championships, and the only boxer (male or female) to win eight World Championship medals. Nicknamed Magnificent Mary, she is the only Indian woman boxer to have qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics, competing in the flyweight (51 kg) category and winning the bronze medal. She had also been ranked as No. 1 AIBA World Women’s Ranking Light Flyweight category. She became the first Indian woman boxer to get a Gold Medal in the Asian Games in 2014 at Incheon, South Korea and is the first Indian woman boxer to win gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. She is also the only boxer to become Asian Amateur Boxing Champion for record six times..

She has twin sons named Rechungvar and Khupneivar as well as another son named Prince.

Kom studied at the Loktak Christian Model High School at Moirang up to her sixth standard and thereafter attended St. Xavier Catholic School, Moirang, up to class VIII. During this time, she took a good amount of interest in athletics, especially javelin and 400 metres running. It was at this juncture, Dingko Singh, a fellow Manipuri returned from the 1998 Bangkok Asian games with a gold medal. Kom recollects that this had inspired many youngsters in Manipur to try boxing, and she too thought of giving it a try.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Kom is married to the footballer Karung Onkholer (Onler). Kom first met her husband in 2000 after her luggage was stolen while travelling by train to Bangalore. In New Delhi while on her way to the National Games in Punjab she met Onkholer who was studying law at Delhi University. Onkholer was the president of the North East students body and helped Kom. They became friends and thereafter began dating each other. After four years they were married in 2005.

Mary Kom Net Worth

Mary Kom is one of the richest Boxer & listed on most popular Boxer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Mary Kom‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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She was inspired to box in 2000 after watching Indian boxer Dingko Singh. She was coached by M. Narjit Singh.

Kom is married to the footballer Karung Onkholer (Onler). Kom first met her husband in 2000 after her luggage was stolen while travelling by train to Bangalore. In New Delhi while on her way to the National Games in Punjab she met Onkholer who was studying law at Delhi University. Onkholer was the president of the North East students body and helped Kom. They became friends and thereafter began dating each other. After four years they were married in 2005.

In school, Kom participated in all types of sports including volleyball, football and athletics. It was the success of Dingko Singh that inspired her to switch from athletics to boxing in 2000. She started her training under her first coach K. Kosana Meitei in Imphal. When she was 15, she took the decision to leave her hometown to study at the Sports academy in the state capital Imphal. In an interview with the BBC, Meitei remembered her as a dedicated hardworking girl with a strong will power, who picked up the basics of boxing quickly. Thereafter she trained under the Manipur State Boxing Coach M. Narjit Singh, at Khuman Lampak, Imphal. Kom kept her interest in boxing a secret from her father, himself an ex-wrestler, as he was concerned that boxing would hurt Kom’s face and spoil her chances of marriage. However, he learnt of it when Kom’s photo appeared in a newspaper after she won the state boxing championship in 2000. After three years, her father began to support Kom’s pursuits in boxing as he grew convinced of her love of boxing.

Together they have three sons, twins born in 2007, and another son born in 2013.

Who is Mary Kom dating?

According to our records, Mary Kom married to K Onler Kom (m. 2005). As of May 2022, Mary Kom’s is not dating anyone.

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In 2010, Kom won the gold medal at the Asian Women’s Boxing Championship in Kazakhstan, and at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in Barbados, her fifth consecutive gold at the championship. She competed in Barbados in the 48 kg weight category, after AIBA had stopped using the 46 kg class. In the 2010 Asian Games, she competed in the 51 kg class and won a bronze medal. In 2011, she won gold in the 48 kg class at the Asian Women’s Cup in China.

Mary Kom Height

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Boxer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in India. Mary Kom celebrates birthday on March 1 of every year.

On 3 October 2010, she, along with Sanjay and Harshit Jain, had the honour of bearing the Queen’s Baton in its opening ceremony run in the stadium for the 2010 Commonwealth Games of Delhi. She did not compete, however, as women’s boxing was not included in the Commonwealth Games.

Is Mary Kom Indian?

Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte, popularly known as Mary kom, born in Manipur, is an Indian Olympic boxer. She is the only female to make a six times winning record of World Amateur Boxing Championship and the only female boxer to win a medal in each of the total seven world championships.

Who is Mary Kom in English?

Mary Kom is famed as a five-time World Boxing Champion and the only boxer to win a medal in every one of the six world championships. In the 2012 Olympics, she became the first Indian women boxer to qualify and win a bronze medal in the 51 kg flyweight category of Boxing.

Why is Mary Kom so famous?

MC Mary Kom is the first Indian woman to win a boxing gold at the Asian Games. Mary Kom has also managed to bag five gold medals in the Asian women’s boxing championships.

Was Mary Kom a hit movie?

The film was a box office success, grossing ₹86.19 crore (US$11 million) at the box office. Mary Kom is also ranked among the highest-grossing Indian films led by a female actor.

Who is known as the Flying Sikh of India?

Milkha Singh, byname the Flying Sikh, (born October 17, 1935, Lyallpur [now Faisalabad], Pakistan—died June 18, 2021, Chandigarh, India), Indian track-and-field athlete who became the first Indian male to reach the final of an Olympic athletics event when he placed fourth in the 400-metre race at the 1960 Olympic Games …

On 24 September 2012, the Super Fight League announced that Kom will serve as the SFL’s brand ambassador.

Kom was accompanied to London by her mother. Kom’s coach Charles Atkinson could not join her at the Olympic Village as he didn’t possess an International Boxing Association (AIBA) 3 Star Certification, which is mandatory for accreditation. She had all her luggage and passport stolen on the way to the selection camp in Bangkok, Thailand for her first Asian Women’s Boxing Championships. The first Olympic round was held on 5 August 2012, with Kom defeating Karolina Michalczuk of Poland 19–14 in the third women’s boxing match ever to be fought at the Olympics. In the quarter-final, the following day, she defeated Maroua Rahali of Tunisia with a score of 15–6. She faced Nicola Adams of UK in the semi-final on 8 August 2012 and lost the bout 6 points to 11. However, she stood third in the competition and garnered an Olympic bronze medal. In recognition, the Manipur Government awarded her Rs 50 lakhs and two acres of land in a cabinet meeting held on 9 August 2012.

At the 2012 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship, Kom was competing not just for the championship itself but also for a place at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, the first time women’s boxing had featured as an Olympic sport. She was defeated in the 51 kg semi-finals by Nicola Adams of the UK, but did succeed in getting a bronze medal. She was the only Indian woman to get wild Card entry for boxing event, with Laishram Sarita Devi narrowly missing a place in the 60 kg class.

You may read full biography about Mary Kom from Wikipedia.
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