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Boxer Mary Kom loses in semi-finals, bags bronze

Last updated on: August 08, 2012 19:06 IST

Britain's Nicola Adams entered the women's flyweight boxing final at the London Olympics, beating India's MC Mary Kom 11-6 on points in the semi-finals on Wednesday.

The 29-year-old mother had to rest content with a bronze.

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The Briton will take on Ren Cancan of China in the final.

Five-time World champion Mary Kom was no match for her British opponent, who was egged on by a vociferous home crowd that included Prime Minister David Cameron and last edition's silver medallist Aamir Khan.

Results:

Nicola Adams (Britain) beat Chungneijang Mery Hmangte (India) 11-6

Ren Cancan (China) beat Marlen Esparza (US) 10-8

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