Six-time world champion Mary Kom’s Olympic journey is over. She lost to Colombia’s box in the 51kg category. MC Mary Kom has won the Olympics for the country once before. The eyes of the whole world including India are now fixed on Tokyo. Mirabai Chanu won the medal for India. Today India was hopeful that Mary Kom would win an Olympic medal for the country. But six-time world champion MC Mary Kom’s dream of winning a medal in the Tokyo Olympics has been dashed.
Mary Kom lost to Colombia’s Ingrit Valencia in the women’s boxing quarterfinals. He is the bronze medalist of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Mary Kom has played with Colombian athlete twice before and both the matches were won by Mary Kom. Mary Kom also defeated the Colombian player in the quarter-finals of the 2019 World Championship.
Miguelina Hernandez of the Dominican Republic had earlier made it to the pre-quarterfinals with a stunning win over Garcia. 2012 Olympic bronze medalist Mary Kom beat her 15-year-old junior and Penn American Games bronze medalist 4-1.