Tokyo Olympics: Indian boxer MC Mary Kom has defeated Miguelina Hernandez Garcia of the Dominican Republic in the opening round of the women’s flyweight (48-51kg) category.
Boxer Mary Kom (51kg) stormed into the Round of 16 of women’s flyweight (48-51 kg) category event after defeating Miguelina Garcia of the Dominican Republic in the round of 32 at the Kokugikan arena.
Mary Kom defeated Miguelina 4-1 in the round of 32 match on Sunday. After the first two rounds, the scoreline stood level was at 19-19 and the match proved to be an exciting affair being evenly poised.
In Round 3, Mary Kom rose to the occasion and she did enough to progress ahead in the boxing event.
On Saturday, 29-year-old Vikas Krishnan lost his round of 32 match in the men’s welterweight boxing event here in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics and as a result, he has bowed out of the mega event. Japan’s Mensah Okazawa defeated Krishnan 5-0 in the round of 32 match here at the Kokugikan arena.