Mary Kom

Profession: Boxer


Father of Mary Kom

Mangte Tonpa Kom (Farmer, Ex- Wrestler)

Husband/Spouse of Mary Kom

Karung Onkholer Kom (Footballer)

Mother of Mary Kom

Mangte Akham Kom

Sons of Mary Kom

Rechungvar Kom, Khupneivar Kom (Twins- b.2007), Prince Kom (b.2013)

Favourite Actress of Mary Kom

Priyanka Chopra

Favourite Food of Mary Kom

Tahini, Falafel

Favourite Singer of Mary Kom

Lata Mangeshkar

Favourite Sports of Mary Kom

Volleyball, Football, Athletics, Wrestling

Information about Mary Kom

In 2014, based on her, a biopic film 'Mary Kom' was made by Omung Kumar  Does Mary Kom drink alcohol?: Not Known  Up to 8th standard, she studied in the village school and later in the 9th and 10th standard moved to Imphal. However, when she failed in her exams, she dropped out of school and decided to give her 10th exams privately.  On 26 April 2016, she was nominated by the President of India as a member of the Parliament in the Rajya Sabha.  From her childhood, she was good at sports and got inspired by Indian boxer Dingko Singh, finally, at the age of 15, she decided to pursue the boxing as a career.  Mary Kom is an Indian boxer who belongs to Kom tribal community in the north-eastern state of Manipur.  he is an animal rights activist and supporter of PETA India.  She has also been ranked as No. 4 in AIBA World Women's Ranking Flyweight category.  In 2001, when she participated in the national games, she met her husband Onler who was a law student at the Delhi University where they fell in love and got married in 2005.  Apart from boxing, she has also done several ad campaigns.  In March 2017, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, designated her, along with Indian boxer Akhil Kumar, as a national observer for boxing.  She kept her interest towards boxing a secret from her father as he was concerned that boxing would hurt her face and spoil her chances of marriage.  Does Mary Kom smoke?: Not Known  She came from a poor family where her parents worked for Jhum cultivation  She is the only woman boxer who won a medal in each one of the six world championships and a 5 times 'World Amateur Boxing Champion  In 2012, she is the only woman boxer to qualify from India for the Olympics and won a bronze medal.  She has been honoured with the 3rd highest civilian award of India- 'Padma Bhushan', apart from several awards and accolades, she has also been awarded with National awards like 'Arjuna Award' and 'Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna  She is the brand ambassador for 'Super Fight League' and has also appeared on its final episode.  After marriage, she blessed with twin boys (2007), another son (2013) and took a break from boxing and soon resumed the boxing and won a silver medal in Asian Woman's Boxing Championship in 2008. 


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