Mary Kom Biography:
Mary Kom is an Indian Professional Boxer and She was born on Tuesday, March 1, 1983, in Kangathei, Manipur, India. Her father Mangte Tonpa Kom and her mother Mangte Akham Kom Both work in jhum fields.
She has two siblings, a younger sister and a brother. Kom grew up helping her parents in the fields, making charcoal, fishing, cutting woods, and babysitting her siblings. Up to 8th standard, Kom studied in the village school, and later, she moved to Imphal for the 9th and 10th standards. However, when she failed her exams, she dropped out of school.
From a very young age, she was interested in Boxing, at the age of 15, she decided to pursue boxing as a career. She won her first public victory in boxing in the year 2000 when she won the Manipur state women’s boxing championship.
In 2001, she participated in the national games, where she met her husband, Karung Onkholer, who was a law student at the Delhi University where they fell in love and got married in 2005. After marriage, she was blessed with twin boys (2007) and took a break from boxing for some time.
In 2002, she won a Gold medal at World Championships held in Antalya in the Pin weight category. She next won a gold medal at Asian Championships 2003 held in Hisar, India. In 2005, She won 2 gold medals at World Championships held in Podolsk and Asian Championships held in Kaohsiung.
All Wiki Biography:
|Real Name||Mary Kom|
|Coach/Mentor||K. Kosana Meitei|
|Date of Birth||March 1, 1983 (Tuesday)|
|Age (as in 2020)||38 Years|
|Birth Place||Kangathei, Manipur, India|
|Hometown||Kangathei, Manipur, India|
|School||Loktak Christian School|
St. Xavier Catholic School
Adimjati High School
In 2006, She won the gold medal at World Championships held in New Delhi, India. She then took a break for some time due to marriage and In 2008, after resuming boxing, she won the silver medal in Asian Woman’s Boxing Championship.
In 2009, she won a gold medal at Asian Indoor Games held in Vietnam. Later, in 2010, she won 2 gold medals at World Championships 2010 held in Bridgetown and Asian Championships 2010 held in Astana. She then won a bronze medal at Asian Games 2010 held in Lingnan Mingzhu Gymnasium, Foshan, China.
In 2012, She won a gold medal at the Asian Asian Championships 2012 held in Ulan Baatar, Mongolia. Later that year, she won a bronze medal at London Olympics.
Two years later, in 2014, she won a gold medal at Asian Games held in Incheon, South Korea. In 2017, She won a gold medal at Asian Championships held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. She next won 2 gold medals at World Championships 2018 held in New Delhi, India and at Commonwealth Games 2018 held in Gold Coast, Queensland respectively.
In 2019, she won a bronze medal at World Championships held in Ulan-Ude, Russia. She next won a silver medal at Asian Championships 2021 held in Dubai.
|3)||2009||Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award|
Mary Kom Achievements:
- World Championships Scranton 2001: Silver Medal
- World Championships Antalya 2002: Gold Medal
- Asian Championships Hisar 2003: Gold Medal
- World Championships Podolsk 2005: Gold Medal
- Asian Championships Kaohsiung 2005: Gold Medal
- World Championships New Delhi 2006: Gold Medal
- World Championships Ningbo City 2008: Gold Medal
- Asian Championships Guwahati 2008: Silver Medal
- Asian Indoor Games Hanoi 2009: Gold Medal
- World Championships Bridgetown 2010: Gold Medal
- Asian Championships Astana 2010: Gold Medal
- Asian Games Guangzhou 2010: Bronze Medal
- London Olympics 2012: Bronze Medal
- Asian Championships Ulaanbaatar 2012: Gold Medal
- Asian Games Incheon 2014: Gold Medal
- Asian Championships Ho Chi Minh City 2017: Gold Medal
- World Championships New Delhi 2018: Gold Medal
- Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018: Gold Medal
- World Championships lan-Ude 2019: Bronze Medal
- Asian Championships Dubai 2021: Silver Medal
Physical Stats & More:
|Height (Approx)||160 cm (in Centimeters) |
1.60 m (in meters)
5’ 3” (in feet inches)
|Weight (Approx)||50 kg (in kilograms)|
110 lbs (in pounds)
|Parents||Father: Mangte Tonpa Kom|
Mother: Mangte Akham Kom
|Siblings||Chung, Nei, Jang (younger)|
|Children||Son (s): Rechungvar Kom, Khupneivar Kom, Prince Kom|