Mary Kom became the first woman boxer to win the world championship for the sixth time.
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Mary Kom, the Manipuri woman is a very tough player determined to find her dreams. Women’s World Championship is conducted at KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday. In the finals Mary Kom palyed against the Ukraine player, Hannah Okhota. Kom has defeated her in an unanimous 5-0 in the 48 kg. This is the seventh medal won by Kom including 6 golds and one silver.
With this winning she has become the first woman to win 6 gold medals. With this medal she has also matched Felix Savon of Cuba as the joint most successful boxers.
Mary Kom has dedicated her sixth gold medal to her country. She has won the world championship before in 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, and 2010.