Commonwealth Games 2018: Mary Kom Clinches Gold On Games Debut
Commonwealth Games 2018 : Mary Kom added a Commonwealth Games gold to her famous award bureau, whipping Northern Ireland’s Kristina O’Hara in the last.
Mary Kom gave India a romping begin in Day 10 of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia by winning gold in the ladies’ 45-48kg boxing classification. India’s unbelievable boxer, who was making her Commonwealth Games make a big appearance, beat Northern Ireland’s Kristina O’Hara in the last by a consistent choice to add a CWG gold to her officially celebrated award bureau. Mary Kom’s decoration bureau as of now incorporates an Olympic bronze from London 2012 and five novice big showdown titles.
India’s star boxer observed India’s eighteenth gold award at the Gold Coast Games with a triumph parade on her mentor’s shoulders.
Mother-of-three Mary Kom, the subject of a Bollywood film in 2014, was the merited victor, outboxing her Northern Ireland rival.
The 35-year-old five-time title holder appeared somewhat restless in the first round yet started thinking responsibly in the following two rounds against Northern Ireland boxer, who additionally set up a honorable execution.
While O’Hara associated with some stinging punches, the development and expertise showed by Mary Kom was excessively hot. The 22-year-old Northern Irish contender did not have the experience and some artfulness to hand the Indian legend the preferred standpoint.
In spite of a tallness advantage, O’Hara neglected to make the most of her more drawn out reach as Mary Kom came in close and continued associating with her correct snares.
Mary Kom had asserted the Asian Championships gold five months prior, before capturing the best respects at the India Open in January. She had won a silver award at the Strandja Memorial Tournament in Bulgaria before coming here.
(This Story Originating From NDTV)