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Asian Boxing C'ship: Mary Kom in final, one step away from 5th gold

Asian Boxing C'ship: Mary Kom in final, one step away from 5th gold

Ho Chi Minh City, Nov 7 (UNI) India's star boxer Mary Kom defeated Japan's Tsubasa Komura 5-0 on Tuesday in the semi-final of the 48kg category one step away from the fifth gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championships.

Mary also a winner of Olympic bronze medallist returned to her earlier weight category after competing in 51kg, which was made an Olympic category in 2012.

Both the boxer bouted cautiously and displayed defensive tactics.

However, in the second round it was Mary Kom who stood up against the Japanese boxer and started her fericious punches which the Japanese could not encounter.

Meanwhile, the contest turned out to be one sided as Mary won the game 5-0.

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Cameroonian defender André Bikey joins ATK

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18 Aug 2018 | 4:06 PM

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Oldest, youngest and richest sports person at 18th Asian Games

18 Aug 2018 | 1:30 PM

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Hopeful of top podium finish this time: Rani Rampal

18 Aug 2018 | 12:27 AM

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