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Mary Kom

Name: Mary Kom

Born: March 1, 1983

Birth place:Kangathei, Manipur, India

Nationality: Indian

Parents: Mangte Tonpa Kom, Mangte Akham Kom

Height: 1.58 m (5 feet 2 inch)

Spouse: Karung Onkholer Kom

Twin Sons: Rechungvar and Khupneivar

Profession: Boxer

Awards and Recognitions of Mary Kom:

  • Padma Bhushan award for Sports in the year 2013.
  •  In 2012 London Olympics for Flyweight (51kg) won Bronze medal.
  • Arjuna Award for Boxing in the year 2003.
  • Padma Shree award for Sports in the year 2006.
  • Nominated for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in the year 2007.
  • Recorded as the People of the Year in the Limca Book of Records in the year 2007.
  • CNN-IBN and Reliance Industries’ Real Heroes Award in the year 2008.
  • Pepsi MTV Youth Icon in the year 2008.
  • Titled as the Magnificent Mary, AIBA in the year 2008.
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in the year 2009.
  • Ambassador for the International Boxing Association for Women’s
  • Boxing in the year 2009.
  • Sahara Sports Award for Sportswoman of the year in the year 2010.
  • 10 lakh cash award by Ministry of Tribal Affairs of India.
  • 40 lakh cash award from the North Eastern Council.
  • 50 lakh cash award for 2012 London Olympics by Rajasthan Government.
  • 50 lakh cash award and two acres of land by Manipur Government.
  • 20 lakh cash award by Assam Government.
  • 10 lakh cash award by Arunachal Pradesh Government.
  • Mary Kom has won the gold medal first time in the Asian Games of 2014 for the
  • flyweight category of 48 to 51 kg.


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