Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom wins opening women’s flyweight bout against Miguelina Hernandez


GUWAHATI: Mary Kom (51kg) stormed into the Round of 16 of women’s flyweight (48-51 kg) category event after defeating Miguelina Garcia of the Dominican Republic in the round of 32 here at the Kokugikan Arena.

Mary Kom defeated Miguelina 4-1 in the round of 32 match on Sunday.
After the first two rounds, the scoreline stood level at 19-19 and the match proved to be an exciting affair and it was evenly poised.

In Round 3, Mary Kom rose to the occasion and she did enough to progress ahead in the boxing event.