A 6th world title added to her bureau, expert Indian boxer M C Mary Kom Wednesday said she is currently going for a gold in the Olympics.
The 36-year-old guaranteed her 6th gold at the world occasion, making her the best boxer in the competition’s history with a general count of seven decorations.
“I have a medal in Olympics (a bronze in 2012), but gold is something I dream for. I am very happy about my championship win, as it boosted my confidence to face life head on” she told columnists on the sidelines of a games occasion here.
“I am eyeing a gold at Tokyo Olympics. I will train doubly-triply hard to get a gold for my country” she said.
Mary Kom won her reality title in the 48kg class however for the Olympics, she should build up to the 51kg division.
Association Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi, who was additionally present at the capacity held at the JLN Stadium, called Mary Kom a “national fortune”.
“She has won six world titles and we are happy that she administered a pledge to the children present here on keeping the fairness and sportsmen’s spirit in any game” Gandhi said.
Mary Kom, amid her association with the media, said a taught preparing routine is the thing that keeps her session prepared consistently.
“I have been very sincere during my training. If I have 2-3 sessions, I will make it a point to not miss them, I attend as many as possible. If I don’t train, I won’t succeed” she said.
Inquired as to whether her preparation calendar will experience any change remembering the Olympics, the Manipuri said she will converse with her mentor and the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) to work out her arrangement.
“I will speak to my coach, the BFI, the SAI (Sports Authority of India). We have already got some good facilities and hope to get better results this time” Mary Kom said.