Indian Boxing legend Mary Kom, who inspired many young girls and boys, is getting encouraging messages from social media after she was eliminated from the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
In the pre-quarterfinals of the women's Fly (48-51kg) category, Mary Kom lost 2-3 to Ingrit Valencia. From cricketers to politicians, businessmen to ordinary people are supporting Mary Kom.
Dear Mary Kom, you lost in Tokyo Olympics by just one point but for me you are always a champion!— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) July 29, 2021
You have achieved what no other female boxer in the world has ever achieved. You are a legend. India is proud of you🇮🇳
BOXING & OLYMPICS will miss you @MangteC 🙏 pic.twitter.com/caBe555e87
"You are an inspiration to all young girls. You will be a legend forever. Congratulations on your wonderful career, "tweeted Yousuf Pathan.
You are an inspiration for all young girls. You will be a legend forever. Congratulations on your wonderful career. #MaryKom— Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) July 29, 2021