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Mary Kom wins Gold



~ Indian boxer Mary Kom defeated Hyang Mi Kim of North Korea 5-0 in a unanimous verdict to clinch gold in the women's 48kg category at the Asian boxing championship on Wednesday.

~ It was her fifth gold in this event.

~ She is from Manipur.

~ She is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, and only woman boxer to have won a madal in each one the six world championships.

~ She has also won Bronze Medal in 2012 London Olympic Games.

~ She became the first Indian Woman boxer to get a Gold Medal in the Asian Games in 2014 in Incheon, South Korea.

~ In 2016, she was nominated by the President of India as a member of the Rajya Sabha. 

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