Mary Kom is the eighth Indian fighter to book the Tokyo Olympic compartments at the Asian qualifiers in Amman. Mary Kom books a compartment to the Tokyo Olympics 2020
MC Mary Kom, the six-time title holder on Monday booked a compartment at Tokyo Olympics 2020 in the wake of arriving at the semi-last at Asian/Oceanian Olympic qualifiers at Amman, Jordan on Monday.
The London Olympics bronze medallist will come back to the Olympics for a second time for the game at the Winter Games in Tokyo. to the Games in Tokyo.
Kom, in the quarter-finals, vanquished the Irish Magno of the Philippines 5-0 with a consistent decision in the 51kg classification in Amman to sack her place in the semi-last of the Olympic qualifiers.
Kom is the eighth Indian fighter to book the Tokyo Olympic billets at the Asian qualifiers in Amman after Simranjit Kaur won the 60kg quarter-last in the last Indian episode of the day.
Amit Panghal who won the 52kg classification qualified for his lady Olympic Games too on Monday by crushing Carlo Paalam of Philippines in a 4-1 split decision in the quarter-last.
The other Indian fighters who have distraught the share so far with two matches to go are Asian Championships gold medallist Pooja Rani, World Championships bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain, Commonwealth Games gold medallist Vikas Krishan, Ashish Kumar and Satish Kumar, India Today detailed.
Mary Kom had arrived at the qualifiers in the wake of crushing Nikhat Zareen in the last of the 51kg class Women’s Boxing Olympic preliminaries in New Delhi in December.