Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51 kg) clinched the silver medal at the Asian Boxing Championships after losing in a tight final against Nazim Qayzabe of Kazakhstan on Sunday. My com suffered a loss of 2-3 kms. It was his seventh medal in the tournament, the first gold that came in 2003.
Although Mary Kom returned in the final three minutes, she was not good enough to win the gold. The Manipuri legend also won $ 5,000 prize money for his campaign, while Qayzabe received $ 10,000.
Let me tell you that Kayzabe is a two-time world champion and six-time national champion. In the men’s final on Monday, Amit Panghal (52 kg), Shiva Thapa (64 kg) and Sanjeet (91 kg) will face each other.