Six time World Champ Mary Kom injured during bout, withdraws from CWG

New Delhi [India]: Six-time world champ Mary Kom withdrew from the recurring Female’s Boxing tests for the 2022 Commonwealth Gamings due to an injury experienced on Friday.

Throughout the 48 kg contest versus Nitu, the London Olympic bronze medallist suffered a knee injury just after a min right into the opening round. The professional boxer came back into the ring after clinical support and also the bout was resumed. Nonetheless, Mary Kom was still experiencing extreme discomfort that ultimately forced her to leave the ring towards the end of the opening round. The referee stopped the spell as well as stated Nitu the champion with the RSCI judgment. With this, Mary Kom’s difficulty for a spot at the Birmingham Games also pertained to an end.

Nitu will certainly deal with Manju Rani in the final on Saturday, aiming to secure the CWG berth in the 48kg.

The Commonwealth Games 2022 will certainly be held in Birmingham, UK from July 28 to August 8.


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