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President, PM congratulate Mary Kom

President, PM congratulate Mary Kom”

"It really works very well for me", said the Manipuri, who would be leaving tonight for an IOC athletes forum in Lausanne where she will represent the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

Meanwhile, speaking to reporters following her successful boxing comeback, Mary Kom said she is confident of maintaining the momentum, stressing on the need to maintain her fitness levels for the same.

The 34-year-old had proved that she still has fuel left in her tank as she kicked off the summit showdown aggressively to get an early lead in the first round. There were boxers who were taller than me.

Mary Kom returned to the country after claiming the 48kg category gold medal in the continental showpiece held in the Vietnamese city of Ho Chi Minh.

"Her great performance in the global level has made our women proud in front of all the world communities", a statement by Awangbow Newmai, President NPF Manipur State Union said. "This is a boost for me to fight for other competitions and win more championships", she said.

The Naga People's Front, Manipur State Unit also wishes M.CMary Kom success in her future careers as a sports person and as a social leader.

"I am happy that in the upcoming 2018 commonwealth games, the 48 category has been included".



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