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Thu, 09 Aug 2012 12:49:42 GMT | By India Syndicate
Ten things you didn't know about Mary Kom

We bring to you some unknown facts about India's ace boxer Mary Kom



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Mary Kom, whose full name is Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom hails from the north eastern state of Manipur. A five time boxing champion, Mary was the only woman boxer from India to qualify for the London Summer Olympics 2012. Known for her never say die attitude and her determination to win, Mary Kom has won herself fans around the world

Mary was born in the province of Kangathei in the state of Manipur where her parents, Mangte Tompa Kom and Mangte Akham Kom earned their livelihood by working in jhum fields.

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