- The 41-year-old is past the period of qualification to contend on the beginner circuit.
- She said that she has not made any conventional declaration about resigning from the game.
Olympian MC Mary Kom invalidated reports of her retirement that stood out as truly newsworthy on Thursday morning. The six-time boxing title holder and Olympic bronze medallist said that she had been wrongly cited and was just alluding to progress in years limit limitations in the Olympics.
Mary Kom Doesn’t Announce Retirement
Prior in the day reports cited her as expressing that because of the age cut-off of 40 years for beginner fighters, she has been compelled to resign.
Mary Kom expressed that during her discourse to youngsters at a school in Assam’s Dibrugarh on January 24, she talked about her yearning to accomplish in sports yet the age limit in the Olympics will not permit her to take part. She said she would, by the by, continue with her game.
Mary Kom, one of the most enlivened Indian sportspersons ever, has not been in real life since her misfortune in the Tokyo Olympics pre-quarterfinal. It was her last appearance at the quadrennial masterpiece.
The top dogfighter is a mother of four and has a Khel Ratna in her possession. She filled in as a Rajya Sabha MP as well. In 2020, she was granted the Padma Vibhushan, the second most noteworthy regular citizen grant in the country.