Published On: Sat, Nov 24th, 2018

Mary Kom’s win truly special: PM Modi

Mary Kom defeated Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota via a 5-0 unanimous decision in the World Boxing Championships final to clinch her 6th gold medal.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Mary Kom for winning a record sixth gold medal in the Women’s World Championships on Saturday.

Terming the boxer’s achievement as a proud moment for Indian sports, Modi said the diligence with which she had pursued sports and excelled at the world stage was extremely inspiring. “Her win is truly special,” he tweeted.

The 35-year-old Mary Kom became the most successful boxer in the history of Women’s World Championships by winning her sixth gold medal with an unanimous 5-0 result over Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota here.

PTI

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