Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mary Kom gears up to take on Colombia's Ingrit Valencia in pre-quarter

Count down begins. The pre-quarter bout of 48-51 kg Women's Flyweight division in Tokyo OLympic Games 2020 is set to kick off at 3.36 pm IST Thursday.


Manipur's MC Mary Kom

India's flyweight boxer MC Mary Kom will take on Ingrit Valencia of Colombia in the pre-quarter bout of 48-51 kg Women's Flyweight division in Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 at 3.36 pm on Thursday.

With a few hours to go for the live action on Sony TV channel, the much anticipated fight between Mary Kom and Ingrit Valencia will determine who moves into the quarter final stages of the mega sporting event.

Both the boxers have been exposed to Olympic platform as Mary Kom had settled for a bronze in London Olympic Games 2012 while Ingrit Valencia also added a bronze in her coffer from the Rio de Janerio Olympic Games 2016.

Competition wise, Mary Kom had more exposure from several world championships meet comparing to Ingrit who is more limited to Pan American Games and Caribean Games bagging four gold medals.

 

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First Published:July 29, 2021, 1 p.m.

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