Mary Kom is an Indian boxer belonging to Kom tribal community of north-eastern state of Manipur. She is a five-time World Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships.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 has also been ranked as No. 4 AIBA World Women's Ranking Flyweight category. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Kom)
Edubridge had the privilege to welcome Mary to our school. Our students had an opportunity to hear the inspirational story from Mary herself. She patiently answered the questions from our young interviewers!