Tokyo Olympics Boxing: Heartbreak for MaryKom, Colombia’s Victoria Valencia ends her Olympic journey in a very close fight

Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom very upset, literally in tears, says ‘I think I won, don’t know who to protest’
Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom very upset, literally in tears, says ‘I think I won, don’t know who to protest’

Tokyo Olympics LIVE – Marykom Olympic Journey Ends: Tokyo Olympics Boxing: Heartbreak for Marykom, Colombia’s Victoria Valencia defeat Indian legend in a very close fight: India’s biggest sporting success story MC MaryKom has exited from the Tokyo Olympics. Playing for a Quarterfinal spot in 48-51Kg weight category, MaryKom was defeated by Victoria Valencia in Last 16 bout – Follow all LIVE Updates from Tokyo Olympics on InsideSport.co

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Tokyo Olympics Boxing: Heartbreak for MaryKom, Colombia’s Victoria Valencia ends her Olympic journey in a very close fight

Marykom Olympic Journey Ends – Heartbreak for Marykom: Valencia advanced to the quarter-finals of the showpiece event after defeating Mary Kom in the women’s flyweight (48-51kg) category event. Valencia got off to a flyer as she won the first round. Four out of the five judges gave her a 10 while one had a 9 for her showing. Mary Kom came back with a flurry of punches on Valencia to win the second round but the Rio Olympics bronze medallist maintained the lead. In the third round also, Mary Kom gave her best, but in the end, it was just not enough on the day.

Earlier in the day, boxer Satish Kumar progressed into the quarter-finals of the men’s super heavyweight (+95kg) category after defeating Ricardo Brown of Jamaica in the Round of 16. Satish defeated Ricardo Brown by a split decision of 4-1 on Thursday.

Boxers Pooja Rani (75kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) have already qualified for the quarter-finals of the mega sporting event.

Tokyo Olympics Boxing: Heartbreak for MaryKom, Colombia’s Victoria Valencia ends her Olympic journey in a very close fight

MC Marykom Defeated
MC Marykom Defeated

ROUND 2 STARTS

  • Its Marykom all the way in ROUND 2 – Valencia is struggling
  • Marykom has connected her punches well, Judges should be impressed with this one
  • Brilliant Marykom has comeout very agressive in 2nd Round

ROUND 1 TO VICTORIA VALENCIA

  • Judges verdict awaited
  • Valencia 100% looked better boxer, more agressive boxer
  • Valencia looking more agressive – her punches disturbing Marykom’s rhytm
  • Oh Southpaw Valencia starts agressively

@3:40PM: Marykom vs Valencia Victoria LIVE – This is India vs Colombia / Boxers in the Ring / 32 years of age Valencia vs 38 year old 6 time World Champion Indian Marykom

@3:35PM: Marykom vs Valencia Victoria LIVE: Every sports pundit is predicting, this bout will not be that easy for the Indian champion as it was the 1st Round – Let’s see if Marykom can prove everyone wrong and win this with ease.

@3:30PM: Marykom vs Valencia Victoria LIVE – Just few minutes more and the battle starts – Ingrit Valencia her opponent is Bronze medallist of Rio Olympics

Marykom vs Ingrit Valencia HEAD to Head : 2 times they have met in past & Marykom has won both the bouts.

@3:25PM: Marykom vs Valencia Victoria LIVE: Both boxers warming up. Marykom looked very sharp during her 1st fight – will she continue the same form?

@3:00PM:MC Marykom Bout LIVE: 3 Indian boxers have already made it to the Quarterfinals – Boxing got some good news today in the morning when Satish Kumar made it to Last 8 in his debut games – Will Marykom join the list?

Boxers who have made it to the Quarterfinals in Tokyo Olympics so far –

  • Satish Kumar 91Kg
  • Pooja Rani – Women’s Middle Weight
  • Lovlina Borgohain – Women’s Welterweight

@2:45PM: Marykom vs Valencia Victoria LIVE – The stage is setting up as 38 year old MC Marykom will attempt to make it to Quarterfinals of Tokyo Olympics – Bout starts at 3:40PM IST – Follow all live updates on InsideSport.co

Know about Marykom’s Opponent: MC Marykom is world’s most celebrated and decorated women boxer with 6 world titles to her name. She will be competing with Colombia’s 32 year old VALENCIA VICTORIA Ingrit Lorena.

  • Valencia is Rio Olympics Bronze Medallist in the category
  • Unlike Marykom who has 6 world titles to her name, Valencia’s best finish at the World Championship is 5th Place.
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