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I had no support, no opportunity, no sponsors backing me for most of my career. ---->>>

Without boxing, I can't live. I love boxing. ---->>>

In a sportsperson's life, pressure is always there; you have to learn to deal with it. ---->>>

The incentive of a medal at the biggest sporting arena in the world is what drives me. Before I hang my gloves, I want to win the Olympic medal, and my performance at London will decide my future in the sport. ---->>>

I look like I'm Chinese or Thai or Japanese - very different. ---->>>

I started athletics in 1999, throwing discus and shot put. I didn't tell my family when I started boxing. ---->>>

I took up boxing out of sheer interest and to help my parents financially. ---->>>

Like every other athlete, I always dreamt of playing at the Olympics, and it feels really good to see that dream materialize. ---->>>

My normal weight category is 48 kg. So for the 51 kg. category, I had to depend on lots of food and drinks before going in for the weigh-in. But that does not make my strength, my muscles. It's a little bit different. If there's a 48 kg. category, it's a perfect fit for me. ---->>>

I miss my kids, and they miss me. It's very difficult, but I have to do it for my country and fulfill my dreams coming to the 2012 London Olympics. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Mary Kom
Nationality: Indian
Born: 03-01, 1983
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Occupation: Athlete
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Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte (born 24 November 1982), better known as Mary Kom, is an Olympic Indian boxer hailing from the Kom tribe in Manipur. She is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships. Nicknamed "Magnificent Mary", she is the only Indian woman boxer to have qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics, competing in the flyweight (51 kg) category and winning the bronze medal (wikipedia)