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Mary Kom withdraws from Asian Games to make way for next generation of Indian boxers

Mary Kom withdraws from Asian Games to make way for next generation of Indian boxers

Boxing, Breaking News
The London Olympics bronze medallist, however, is eyeing to compete at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this year. Indian boxing legend Mary Kom will not compete at the Asian Games 2022 in September and the world championships in May. Mary Kom, however, is planning to participate in the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, scheduled in July-August. In a statement given to the Boxing Federation of India (BFI), the 39-year-old Mary Kom said that she took the decision to facilitate more chances for young Indian pugilists. “I would like to withdraw to give opportunity to the younger generation to make a name for themselves on the international stage and get exposure and experience of major tournaments,” Mary Kom wrote. “I would like to focus on the preparation for the Commonwealth...