NEW DELHI — the whole stories are presented in from all over Asia. Every week from young girls in the insurgency-torn region who hope to train with Ms. Kom and emulate her achievements as World Boxing Champion in the northeastern state of Manipur, Mary Kom’s boxing academy gets queries.
“People thought I became crazy once I started training, ” Ms. Kom said at a news meeting after she won her 5th consecutive championship name in September in Bridgetown, Barbados. “But I never ever allow their critique impact me personally.
“It was a genuine fight, ” she stated, “but the love of boxing saw me personally through the hard years. ”
The villagers can’t stop talking about the success of “their girls” — Gita and Babita Singh, who were showered with praise at a special reception thrown by the villagers after the two sisters won silver and gold medals last month at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi in Bhiwani district, embedded in the rural heart of Haryana State in northern India.
The Games appear to have because of the country a brand new pair of heroines: Kavita Raut, athletics celebrity; Gagandeep Kaur and Jhano Hansdah, archers; Saina Nehwal, badminton player. Ladies athletes won 13 of India’s 38 gold medals, and contributed 56 total gold, silver and bronze medals to your last tally of 101, their success triggering a chain of festivities. Read more