New Indian High Commissioner to United Kingdom congratulates Mary Kom

27 November, 2018, 07:44 | Author: Judy Cobb
  • Mary Kom wins record-breaking sixth gold medal at World Boxing Championships

Her sixth gold takes her past Ireland´s Katie Taylor, and level with the men´s record held by Cuban legend Felix Savon as the most successful pugilist ever at the world championships.

The star boxer, whose life had inspired the movie "Mary Kom" - starring Priyanka Chopra - courted congratulations galore from the actress, as well as celebrated names like Amitabh Bachchan, S.S. Rajamouli and Prosenjit Chatterjee.

The other Indian finalist, 21-year-old Sonia lost to Wahner Ornella Gabriele of Germany in the 57kg final in a split 4-1 decision to settle for a silver in her debut World Championships. 6 times Gold medalist World Championship. Savon had also won three Olympic gold medals during his illustrious career.

Mary had previously won the gold medal in 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010 editions of the Championship. After this win, Mary Kom said, "It was not easy to beat Hanna of Ukraine because she is too tall than me". "I was always charging and I would be totally exhausted and could not even raise my hand after the fight", MC Mary Kom said after hitting the smashing the record sixth gold medal in World Championship. What I can give you is a gold for the country. Her first four gold medals had come in pinweight category.

To get the fact right, let's have a look at the wonder- woman's plethora of achievements after the biopic, Mary Kom, was made. But spotting a journalist, a camera slung over his shoulder, she shuffled up to him and asked him if he believed Mary Kom would have left the stadium and if she would have a chance to getting an autograph.

"MARY KOM. what a huge honour you bring to the Country".

Lovlina pointed out how the New Delhi championships has given the Indian boxers the confidence they needed. She thanked the coaches who taught her throughout and the current Indian support staff. Then Mary managed to land some punches on her opponent.

"I did my best but it was not enough. For me to go ahead, I needed a medal", Chahal had said after assuring herself of a medal.

Recommended:

  • Details behind attack on Boca bus that postponed final

    Details behind attack on Boca bus that postponed final

    Second, physical injury was suffered by at least two Boca players as a effect of splinters of glass from the broken windows. CONMEBOL's medical staff issued a statement declaring that there was no medical reason for the match to be suspended.
    Trump thanks troops but blasts judges on Thanksgiving call

    Trump thanks troops but blasts judges on Thanksgiving call

    But like the rest of us they're fallible humans, and over the years of a career they pick up certain attributes. In response to President Trump's comments, Chief Justice John Roberts defended the 9th Circuit Court judge.
    Oil claws back some losses after 6% plunge

    Oil claws back some losses after 6% plunge

    The contract fell as much as 7.7 percent earlier in the session to $52.77 a barrel, the lowest since October 2017. The global benchmark fell as much as 7.6 per cent to US$61.71 during the session, the lowest since December 2017.
  • Tumblr Blacklisted from Apple App Store for 'Child Sexual Exploitation'

    Tumblr Blacklisted from Apple App Store for 'Child Sexual Exploitation'

    Since distribution of child pornography is a criminal matter, it explains why this app was removed as swiftly as it was. Until that happens, Android users will probably need to be more suspicious of apps offered from unknown developers.
    20% Rise in Insulin Use by 2030, Study Says

    20% Rise in Insulin Use by 2030, Study Says

    Increasing insulin access will have the greatest impact on African countries, according to the study, with Asia being a close second.
    Indian airport protesters block woman activist's plan to enter hill temple

    Indian airport protesters block woman activist's plan to enter hill temple

    Kannanthanam also said that he would inspect how the state has utilised the Rs 100 crore-releif fund from the Centre. Surendran is the party general secretary. "We will not let her move out", an angry female protester told the media.
  • Donald Trump asks United States  court to fast-track trans military ban ruling

    Donald Trump asks United States court to fast-track trans military ban ruling

    As such, he believes that the case, which is being reviewed in lower courts right now, should be moved to the supreme court. Added Lambda Legal Counsel Peter Renn: "Yet again, the Trump administration flouts established norms and procedures".
    ‘We Will Close the Border Permanently if Need Be’

    ‘We Will Close the Border Permanently if Need Be’

    As the chaos unfolded, shoppers just yards away on the US side streamed in and out of an outlet mall, which eventually closed. All northbound and southbound traffic was halted for several hours.
    Rugby Star Jarryd Hayne ‘Arrested After Sex Assault Claims’

    Rugby Star Jarryd Hayne ‘Arrested After Sex Assault Claims’

    Hayne's future in the NRL was already in limbo with the off-contract star yet to be offered a new deal by the Parramatta Eels . But the 30-year-old cut it fine, arriving at Sydney's Castle Hill Police Station just 30 minutes before his 8pm deadline.
  • The Best Cyber Monday deals of 2018

    The Best Cyber Monday deals of 2018

    Target's online site will allow you to purchase these headphones for a 55 percent discount, from their normal price of $199.99. If you buy a new model of iPhone through Walmart for the normal price, you'll receive a $300 Walmart gift card.
    Sabyasachi mistakenly takes credit for Deepika's Kanjeevaram saree, clarifies later

    Sabyasachi mistakenly takes credit for Deepika's Kanjeevaram saree, clarifies later

    It is being hosted at The Leela Palace, and will see a guest list comprising the Padukones' extended family and relatives. A NOTIFICATIONAs per Konkani tradition, the bride's saree is gifted to her by the mother for her wedding.
    Top Five PlayStation 4 Deals for Black Friday 2018

    Top Five PlayStation 4 Deals for Black Friday 2018

    Online retail giant Amazon has joined in on the early Black Friday craze, with multiple video game deals now live. If you're looking for those or anything else, these are the best Xbox One Black Friday deals available.


Popular

Mars InSight Lander shows off first image from Mars
InSight's efforts have the potential to teach us valuable information about the formation of rocky planets in our solar system. The craft had a "perfect" landing following its journey to the red planet and is reported to be "working perfectly".

Watford 0 Liverpool 3: Reds stay on Manchester City’s tail
On the other side, we had to stay stubborn as well, we had to pass, to be patient but stay lively and accelerate. I know people miss one or two situations from last season but we have these games".

5 burning questions for Rivalry Week: Can Michigan finally beat Ohio State?
Ball State travels to Oxford to take on Miami (Ohio) and Western Michigan hosts Northern Illinois. UCF jumped Ohio State to get to the ninth spot despite the fact that the Buckeyes won last week.

Son hits wonder goal as Spurs thrash unbeaten Chelsea
He will either be really good or really bad, and the Chelsea defender lived up - or down, in this case - to his reputation here. If Luiz had been more alert, or defensively-minded for both Kane and Son's goals, he could have stopped both of them.

Thunder rookie Hamidou Diallo carted off on a stretcher
Diallo landed awkwardly on his left leg and had to be carried from the floor on a stretcher. Ferguson will likely return to the starting lineup after missing the past two games.

Mickelson edges Woods in playoff to earn $9m cash prize
Phil Mickelson was both delighted and relieved after holing from four feet to win $9m with victory over Tiger Woods in The Match. It was marred by technical difficulties with viewers unable to view it on their televisions after paying $19.95.

Giuliani says Trump submitted written answers to Robert Mueller’s questions
Trump's legal team has indicated that the president would not answer any additional questions aside from potential follow-ups. Mueller could theoretically still look to subpoena the president if he feels the answers are not satisfactory.

EU, Britain agree draft declaration on post-Brexit ties
And to that end I thorouhgly welcome what she was saying about negotiating deals during the implementation period'. Whether it May to get the Brexit agreement through Parliament is uncertain.

Tokyo Court To Keep Nissan's Carlos Ghosn Detained For 10 Days
On the other hand, Nissan owns just 15 percent of Renault which gives it no voting rights or control over its French partner.

Meghan Markle: A Modern, monochrome pregnancy look
It matched perfectly with her skirt and hat and even complimented the blue suit 34-year-old Prince Harry wore for the evening. Jo Wiggins and her daughter, Lucy Robertson, seven, gave the Duchess a teddy bear with a "gender neutral" yellow ribbon.