Published: Tue, November 27, 2018
Sport | By Patty Hardy

Mary Kom creates history after winning Sixth World Championship Title 2018

Mary Kom creates history after winning Sixth World Championship Title 2018

Having already secured her seventh medal at the World Championships, the most in the history of the competition, Mary Kom would be looking to win her sixth gold when she faces the Ukrainian, who defeated Madoka Wada of Japan by unanimous verdict.

Still chasing her long cherished dream of clinching an Olympic gold for the country, boxing legend M.C.Mary Kom, who on Saturday became the first woman to win six World Championship gold medals, said the hunger is still there.

Preity Zinta tweeted, "Congratulations @MangteC for winning the 6th Gold Medal at the Women's World Boxing Championship!"

Prosenjit Chatterjee: An extremely proud moment for Indian Sports. "I was always charging and I would be totally exhausted and could not even raise my hand after the fight", MC Mary Kom said after hitting the smashing the record sixth gold medal in World Championship.

The second round was the most closely contested one with Mary Kom going for more attack. And now this! She has truly held the girl-power flag higher than anyone else in the entire world! The crowd went berserk and when the result was announced, the noise reached its crescendo, and Mary Kom bowed to acknowledge. This makes us so proud.

Many other celebrities and eminent personalities including Arjun Kapoor, Preity Zinta, Ajay Devgn, Shreya Goshal, Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag also wished the 35-year-old boxer. 6 times Gold medalist World Championship!

Rahul Dev Official: Unstoppable! This six-time world champion is a mother of three! She first won a senior level medal in 2016.

Suchitra Krishnamoorthi: Mary Kom congrats and wow wow wow!

Shreyas Talpade: This lady is unbelievable. actually unstoppable. She chose to not vie for the 51kg slot in the Asian Games in Jakarta, instead gearing up for the World Championships in Delhi.

Kabir Bedi: Saluting magnificent Mary! Congratulations on winning record 6th World Boxing title!

Mary Kom is now the most victorious female boxer in history, and as successful as the greatest male, Teofilo Stevenson.

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