File photo of Mary Kom. Photograph:( Twitter )
Mary Kom thrashed her Columbian opponent 5-0 in the quarter-finals in the 51 kg category ensuring herself of an eight World championships medal.
India's Mary Kom beat Columbian Olympic bronze medalist Ingrit Valencia to storm into the semi-finals of the Women's World Boxing Championship in Ulan Ude in Russia on Thursday.
Mary Kom thrashed her Columbian opponent 5-0 in the quarter-finals in the 51 kg category ensuring herself of an eight world championship medal.
History Scripted!💪— Boxing Federation (@BFI_official) October 10, 2019
India's @MangteC becomes 1st and only boxer to win 8⃣ medals in #aibaworldboxingchampionships since its inception, aims 7th Gold as she cruise past her 🇨🇴opponent to reach the Semis. 👏
Way to go as 🇮🇳 assures first medal#GoforGold#PunchMeinHaiDum #boxing pic.twitter.com/VXI883zs96
The Indian boxer who had beaten Thailand's Jitpang Jutamas in the pre-quarterfinals, will take on either China's Cai Zongju, or Turkey's Cakiroglu Busenaz in the semi-final on Saturday.
Earlier on Wednesday, India's Lovlina Borgohain beat Morocco's Oumayma Bel Ahbib to enter the quarter-finals in the 69-kg category at the boxing event. Borgohain outclassed her Moroccon rival 5-0 to win the match.
Another Indian boxer, Jamuna Bora also entered the quarter-finals in the 54-kg category after defeating Algerian Ouidad Sfouh 5-0.