Mary Kom: I have fulfilled my duty

TWF IBNS By TWF IBNS | 26 Nov 2018 15:36:31 IST

Indian boxer MC Mary Kom on Saturday said she has fulfilled her duty after winning the historic sixth gold medal in the Women's World Boxing Championships.

 

"I have fulfilled my duty. I thank my coaches, support staffs @BFI_official @IndiaSports @Media_SAI for all the supports and beloved in me," Kom tweeted.

 

The interesting life of Mary was even portrayed in Bollywood where actress Priyanka Chopra had played her character onscreen.

 

Priyanka also wished the Indian sporting queen over her latest achievement and tweeted: "Wow! Only you could do it!! What an achievement... the first female boxer to win the #WorldChampionship for an unprecedented 6th time! Congratulations @MangteC... It’s a proud moment for the nation & you are and always will be my inspiration.. Here’s to #MagnificentMary ."

Mary was quick in her response when she said: "Thank you so much @priyankachopra It’s a blessing and hard that paid off."

 

Creating history, Indian boxer Mary Kom clinched a gold in the Women's World Championship by beating Ukraine's Hanna Okhota at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium here on Saturday. 

 

She has won in the women's 48kg light flyweight final of the championships by a unanimous decision of 5-0.

 

 Mary had earlier won gold medals in 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010 editions of the championships. Following her win, Mary said as she has been quoted by leading news agncy, "I want to thank the fans who turned up today to cheer me and the Indian contingent. They have been supporting me for last many years." 

 

From Narendra Modi to Amitabh Bachchan, everyone expressed their joy for her glorious win. Take a look here:

 

 Team Glamsham congratulate's Mary Kom for the great achievement.

A stellar achievement for #MaryKom , becoming the first woman boxer to win six world championship Gold. One of India's greatest ever sportsperson. Super happy and super proud !

World’s best woman boxer and now it’s official. @MangteC, you have been fabulous. Congratulations on winning your record 6th Gold medal at the World Women’s Boxing Championships. You’re an inspiration for every young athlete. #WWCHs2018 #MaryKom

Mary Kom - Congratulations. You have done us proud. @MangteC

Already up to 6, and she’s just begun! More and more power to you, Mary Kom!

#MaryKom you rule! First woman boxer to win 6 world championships.

Looking for motivation #MaryKom Looking for hero #MaryKom

Thank you Mary Kom ! Our country stands proud ! You are truely a legend! @MangteC

A commendable achievement #MaryKom! The country is proud. @MangteC

Mary Kom makes history with sixth boxing world championship

Congrats to brave lady @MangteC we are all proud for such a great iron lady... proud our motherland .

The Legend @MangteC creating history. You make us proud!! #WorldChampionship #MaryKom #Boxing

Congratulations @MangteC on winning the 6th gold medal in Women's World Boxing Championship . Great moment for our Country #marykom

Congratulations Champ!! So proud to see you creating history @MangteC you are a wonderwoman !#MaryKom

What an epic moment and victory. Congrats @MangteC for your historic sixth world boxing championship. Undoubtedly an inspiration to all, thank you for making India a proud nation. More power to you #MaryKom

Wow, @MangteC, MaryKom enters the final. Legend. What spirit. Huge fan.

She is surely unstoppable !! #MaryKom you are class apart !

With every win she has created a new chapter in history! An inspiration for us all. Her never back down attitude is awe worthy! Congratulations @MangteC on the Gold! True champion! Always making #India proud!

Wow! Only you could do it!! What an achievement... the first female boxer to win the #WorldChampionship for an unprecedented 6th time! Congratulations @MangteC... It’s a proud moment for the nation & you are and always will be my inspiration.. Here’s to #MagnificentMary

MARY KOM .. what a huge honour you bring to the Country .. 6 times Gold medalist World Championship !! CONGRATULATIONS ! I ever value your BOXING GLOVES that you gifted me ! they are MY gold medals !!

Congratulations to Mary Kom for winning a Gold in the Women’s World Boxing Championships. The diligence with which she’s pursued sports and excelled at the world stage is extremely inspiring. Her win is truly special. @MangteC

I have fulfilled my duty. I thank my coaches, support staffs @BFI_official @IndiaSports @Media_SAI for all the supports and beloved in me.