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August 08, 2012

Mary Kom Settles for Bronze - India's fourth Medal

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Finally our Indian Boxer gets us the 4th Olympic Medal. Mary Kom, The Manipuri based Indian boxer,  took bronze at the London Olympics 2012 here on Wednesday (Date : August 8th 2012) after bowing out in semi-finals.  She  went down to Great Britain's Nicola Adams (second seed) in the women's 51kg semi-finals and will receive a bronze medal.  She is a five-time world champion and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships. She is the only Indian woman boxer to have qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics, competing in the 51 kg category, where she is currently ranked world no. 4 by AIBA.

India now has total 4 medals in London Olympics. Gagan Narang won the first medal (Bronze) in 10 m Shooting (Read complete story Here) .  Vijay Kumar won 2nd Medal (Silver) in Pistol event. (Read complete story Here) Saina won the 3rd Medal (Bronze) in Badminton (Read complete story Here.). And Mary Kom's medal is 4th.

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