Commonwealth Games 2018: Mary Kom needs one win to secure medal on CWG debut

Mary Kom to face Scotland’s Megan Gordon in the quarterfinals of the 2018 commonwealth games in 48 kg category of boxing. The match will take place on April 8 when the thirty-five-year-old Mary who is already considered to be a favorite to win the gold in a draw where there are only eight boxers.

The famous Mary Kom is just one out away from securing herself a medal while Vikas Krishnan got a walkover and moved into men’s pre-quarter-finals taking advantage of the draws which are found favorable for the Indian boxers in the Commonwealth games of 2018 in Gold Coast on Tuesday.

Although the Indian team doctor Amol Patil was reprimanded for the needle controversy but was acquitted so the boxers were in a happy state of mind and were relieved to focus back on their task at hand.

Mary Kom is playing in her last commonwealth games at an age of thirty-five years and is still the favorite to win the gold this time. Vikas in 75 kg has been able to get through into the last 16 because of a walkover debutant boxer Manish Kaushik of 60 kg. Before coming to this tournament Vikas already won a gold medal at the famous Strandja Memorial tournament in Bulgaria.

by TNBC Staff Reporter on April 4, 2018

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