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‘Magnificent Mary’ the First Indian Athlete to Represent Boxing

24-09-2017 03:00 AM | Anita Neve | My Indian Dream

‘Magnificent Mary’ the First Indian Athlete to Represent Boxing | My Indian Dream

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Learn more about Mary Kom who has been invited to represent India for the IOC Athletes’ Forum

India's Pride, Five-time world champion and Olympic bronze medallist Mary Kom has become the first Indian representative of the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA)  for the IOC Athletes’ Forum which is held every alternate year. 

The 8th International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes’ Forum which is going to be held from November 11 to 13 in Lausanne aims to bring together all the athlete across the Olympic Movement with an intention to discuss and exchange their views.

Mary Kom 33 yrs is selected for the tournament after trials later this month.Among one of the best athletes in Indian sports, Mary Kom is an Asian Games gold medallist and also a multiple-time Asian champion.

She was named ‘Magnificent Mary’ by AIBA after her fourth world title back in 2008. Last year she was also one of the eight brand ambassadors for the marquee event.

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