Mary Kom assures medal in World Boxing C'ships

Mary Kom
India's M C Mary Kom celebrates after her win over China's Wu Yu in the light flyweight (48 kg) category.

New Delhi: Veteran boxer M C Mary Kom on Tuesday assured herself of a medal as she entered the semifinals of the Women's World Boxing Championship here.

Olympic medallist Mary registered a comprehensive 5:0 victory over China's Wu Yu in the light flyweight (48 kg) category at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex here.

With this victory, the 35-year-old has assured herself of a seventh World Championship medal.

Mary will now take on North Korea's Kim Hyang Mi on Thursday.

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