Biography of Mary Kom:

Mary Kom, whose full name is Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom, is an Indian boxer and one of the most accomplished athletes in the history of women’s boxing. 
Here’s a brief biography of Mary Kom:

Early Life and Background:

Birth: Mary Kom was born on March 1, 1982, in Kangathei, Manipur, India.
Family Background: She comes from a humble agricultural family in Manipur.
Early Life and Background - Boxing Career and Achievements - Challenges and Determination - Personal Life of Mary Kom
Biography of Mary Kom

Introduction to Boxing:

Interest in Sports: Mary Kom was initially interested in athletics and started with running.
Introduction to Boxing: She was introduced to boxing when she accompanied her friend to the local boxing academy. The coach, noticing her determination, convinced her to try boxing.

Mary Kom’s Boxing Career:

Early Success: Mary Kom quickly found success in the sport, winning several state and national championships in her early years.
International Debut: She made her international debut in 2001 at the Women’s World Boxing Championship held in the United States.


Olympics: Mary Kom is a six-time world champion and an Olympic bronze medalist.
Commonwealth Games: She has won multiple gold medals at the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games.
Padma Bhushan: Mary Kom has been honored with the Padma Bhushan, India’s third-highest civilian award.
Padma Shri: She has also received the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award.

Personal Life of Mary Kom:

Marriage and Family: Mary Kom is married to K Onler Kom, and they have three sons.


“Magnificent Mary”: She is often referred to as “Magnificent Mary” for her outstanding achievements in boxing.

Challenges and Determination:

Balancing Motherhood and Boxing: Mary Kom has faced challenges balancing her responsibilities as a mother with her rigorous training schedule. Her determination and dedication to the sport are widely admired.

Inspirational Figure:

Role Model: Mary Kom is considered a role model and inspiration for aspiring athletes, particularly women in India.
Contribution to Boxing: She has contributed significantly to popularizing and raising the profile of women’s boxing in India.


Academy and Gym: Mary Kom has set up boxing academies and gyms to nurture young talent in India.

Movies about Mary Kom:

Biopic: A biographical film titled “Mary Kom,” starring Priyanka Chopra, was made on her life and career.
Mary Kom’s journey from a small village in Manipur to becoming a global boxing icon is a testament to her resilience, talent, and determination. She continues to inspire many with her achievements in the world of sports.