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M.C. Mary Kom and Sarita won Gold Medals in the Asian Women's Boxing Championship

Mar 26, 2012 17:03 IST

Indian women boxers M.C. Mary Kom and Sarita on 25 March 2012, clinched two gold medals in the Asian women's boxing championship at Mongolian capital Ulaanbator.

Mary Kom, the five-time world champion, routed the two-time world title winner and 2010 Asian Games gold medalist Ren Cancan of China 14-8. Sarita, the 2006 world title winner, smashed defending champion Chorieva Mavzu of Tajikistan 26-15.

Success of Indian female boxers at Asian women's boxing championship in the Olympic weight categories has boosted the prospects of the Indian women boxers' qualification to the London Olympics 2012.

Making its presence felt substantially, the Indian team claimed two gold, four silver and two bronze medals at the championship.

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