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Mary Kom thanks WOA for 'OLY' title

November 07, 2019 15:11 IST

Mary Kom

IMAGE: Celebrated Indian boxer M C Mary Kom. Photograph: Vijay Verma/PTI

Indian boxer Mary Kom, on Thursday, thanked World Olympian Association (WOA) after the sports body granted her the use of post-nominal letters 'OLY'.


Mary Kom

'OLY' signifies sportspersons' ongoing role in society as an Olympian, living and promoting the Olympic values. Kom shared the certificate of recognition on Twitter and wrote, "Thank you so much for the RECOGNITION @worldolympians @iocmedia."

Six-time world champion Kom had to settle for a bronze medal in the Women's World Boxing Championships after facing a defeat in the semi-finals of the tournament.

Source: ANI