Mc Mary Kom(48Kg) has been on the way to win her fifth Asian Championships gold after she entered Asian Boxing championships final along with Sonia Lather (57kg). Mart Kom started brilliantly and defeated Japanese Tsubasa Komura by 5-0 verdict to the summit clash for the fifth time in her six appearances at the event.
Final of championship will be held on Wednesday between Mary Kom and North Korea’s Kim Hyang Mi. Mary Kom a 35-year-old Rajya Sabha MP, has also won bronze medal at Olympics. After competing in 51 Kg weight category which was made an Olympic category in 2012 she has now came back to her proffered category.
Among other Indians, former world champion L Sarita Devi (64kg), Priyanka Chaudhary (60kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69kg), Seema Punia (+81kg) and Shiksha (54kg) lossed in their respective semi finals and all have to settle down with bronze medals.
Sonia Lather (57kg), in contrast, beaten aggressive Yodgoroy Mirzaeva, who was lacking in accuracy in punches placed over Sonia.