Mary Kom becomes ‘World No 1’ Boxer in latest AIBA World Rankings
The MC Mary Kom unprecedented sixth world title triumph has put her on the coveted number one position in the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA), the latest world rankings. The updated rankings put out by AIBA, Mary Kom is placed on top of the charts in the weight division with 1700 points. Magnificent Mary’ became the most successful boxer in world championships history when she claimed the 48kg category top honors in November 2018, her unprecedented sixth world title triumph.
About Mary Kom
- Indian Olympic boxer from Manipur, Mary Kom is the only woman to become World Amateur Boxing champion for a record six times.
- She is also the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the seven world championships. She once won silver.
- She is the only Indian woman boxer to have qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics, competing in the flyweight (51 kg) category and winning the bronze medal.
- She also became the first Indian woman boxer to win a gold medal at the 2014 Asian Games, held at Incheon, South Korea.