New Delhi, India.- The five-time Indian world champion M.C. Mary Kom qualified for the finals of the World Women”s Boxing Championship after she won the semifinal fight in the 48-kg division, beating the North Korean boxer Kim Hyang Mi unanimously, so she will try to equal the legandary record set by Cuban male boxer Felix Savon.
Upon reaching the final, Mary Kom has already become the most successful boxer in the history of the world women’s championships, with seven medals to her credit, including five gold and two silver medals.
Before competing in this World Championship, Kom, who was born in the Indian state of Manipur, had tied with the Irish boxer Katie Taylor in the number of medals they had won. Taylor got five gold and one bronze medal.
In the finals on Saturday, the Indian boxer will fight against Ukrane’s Hanna Okhota, whom she defeated in a tournament in Poland this year.