MC Mary Kom to begin her campaign at Women’s World Boxing Championships in New Delhi today

Five-time world champion MC Mary Kom will begin her campaign at the Women’s World Boxing Championships in New Delhi this evening.

The 35-year-old, who got a first-round bye, will take on Aigerim Kessenayeva of Kazakhstan in 48 kg category.

Many other Indian pugilists, including Lovlina Borgohain and Manisha, will also be seen in action today.

Five Indians have already entered the pre-quarterfinals of their respective categories. On the third day of the Championships yesterday, Pinki Rani, Sonia and Simranjit Kaur notched up victories to advance to the Round-of-16.

On Friday, Sarita Devi and Manisha Moun had booked a place in the pre-quarterfinals.

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