Mary kom Wins Sportstar of the decade / Sportstar ACES Awards on 4 April 2021
Two minute reads :
M. C Mary Kom, the only boxer to win eight World championships medals, was named ” Sportstar of the decade ” at the 2021 Sportstar ACES Awards on 4 April 2021.
The 2021 edition of the Sportstar ACES Awards honoured the Giants of the Decade in Indian sport, with the winners being assessed on their performance and consistency from 2011 to 2020.
Going to a seventh World crown in 2019, the veteran fell short but clinched the bronze in Ulan – Ude, Russia.
Gold medalist in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018 expressed gratitude to The Hindu Group and the Sportstar to honour their accomplishments, before urging the Athlets to ” Fight like a woman “.
About Mary Kom :
Full name : Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom
Born day : 24 November, 1982
Nickname : Magnificent Mary
She became the first Indian female boxer to win a gold medal in the Asian Ges in 2014.
She is also first female boxer to win gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
She was awarded with ” Padma Vibhushan ” India’s second highest civilian award in 2020.