Six-time world champion and 2012 London Olympics bronze medalist Mary Kom lost in the pre-quarterfinals. She was defeated 3-2 by Colombian boxer and 2016 Rio Olympic medalist Lorena Valencia in the women’s flyweight (48-51kg) event. The 38-year-old Mary Kom made a tremendous comeback after losing the first set in the last 16 matches and won the second set. But in the last set, once again Ingrid overshadowed her.
Lorena Mary Kom, who won bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics, was given a tough competition. In the first round, Lorena attacked and defeated the Indian. Mary Kom took a slight lead in the second and third rounds, which saw an in-fighting fight, but it was not enough to win. The first round match result was determined.
Miguelina Garcia Hernandez, 38, defeated Dominica of India to advance to the quarterfinals. He also came first in the Asian Championship. She is also the most accomplished actress in the ring after becoming a mother.
Earlier, Satish Kumar, Pooja Rani and Lovelina Borgohain had reached the boxing quarters. In the men’s 91 kg super heavyweight division this morning, Satish defeated Jamaica’s Ricardo Brown 4-1.