As per expectation, MC Mary Kom reaches semifinal in Women’s 51KG Boxing in London Olympics 2012. SHe defeated Tunisian opponent Maroua Rahali 15-6 in the quarterfinal match today.
It may be mentioned that, she is not playing in her usual 49KG category where she plays in other Boxing tournaments. 49KG category is not included in London Olympics 2012.
Mary was on the defensive side in the first two rounds which she won 2-1, 3-2 respectively. In the third round, the crowd got to see the better of Mary Kom as she thumped back-to-back punches at her opponent who was taken by surprise.
While Twitter users from North East India has been tweeting about her storming into semifinal and almost ensuring a medal, she is not a trending topic in Twitter, even in India. Though she is reportedly trending topic in Twitter UK.
Mary Kom will now play with Nicola Adams of Great Britain in the semi-final. We wish all her best and praying for winning Gold for India.