Mary Kom confesses to Prime Minister Modi that she is grieved that she lost the game at the Olympics. Despite working hard and giving her best shot she could not bring a medal for this country. When emotional Mary Kom said Sorry to PM Modi for not winning a medal in the Olympics, this is what our Prime Minister had to say –
“Forget medals, win and loss are part of the game. You have already made a big contribution to Indian sports. For the past ten years, it was you who ruled the Olympics and won for India. Your unique notoriety has brought a lot of female players to the forefront. Their accomplishments are now indelible in Indian history.”
Mary Kom is the first woman to have won the World Amateur Boxing Championship six times, the only female boxer to have earned a medal in all seven World Championships, and the only boxer to have won eight World Championship medals. She is India’s sole female boxer to have qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics when she won a bronze medal in the flyweight (51 kg) division.
The International Boxing Association (amateur) has also placed her as the world’s No. 1 female light-flyweight (AIBA). She is the first Indian female boxer to win a gold medal at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, in 2014, and she is the first Indian female boxer to win gold in the Commonwealth Games in 2018. She is also the first fighter to have won the Asian Amateur Boxing Championship six times. Mary Kom won the gold medal in the 51kg weight class at the President’s Cup in Indonesia.