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Olympics 2021 Boxing LIVE updates: Mary Kom's extraordinary story continues, defeats Miguelina Hernandez in first round

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJul 25, 2021 13:48 IST

All the updates, news, photos and reactions from the Mary Kom vs Miguelina Hernandez

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It was a strong performance from Mary Kom. She started slowly in the initial seconds of the first round but picked up pace as the bout progressed. The boxer in red dominated the fixtures with some impressive counters. She won the fight 4-1 on split decision.

Mary Kom will now face Colombia's Valence Victoria Ingrit Lorena on July 29.

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Final Result:

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Mary Kom's extraordinary story continus.

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By split decision,
Mary Kom wins

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It wasnt the most tidiest of bouts but it had its own action.

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Who won?

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Third Round Ends

Waiting for the results

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Last 15 seconds.

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Can Garcia find something in the last 30 seconds?

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Mary Kom keeping her distance and looking for opening.

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Garcia gets warning. NO HOLD

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Last 1 minute

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Last round. Mary Kom is connecting every punch now.

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Kom is going all out now.

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Third Round begins

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Second Round Ends

Mary Kom leads 3-2.
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Final seconds of Round 2.

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Mary Kom gives right and then left and then an upper cut. She is going strong against Garcia, who is 15-year her junior.

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Its an even-steven bout so far. Kom is slowly picking up the pace.

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Second Round

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Round 1 ends

The Judges score the opener as 3-2.
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Final eight seconds

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Mary Kom lands a good right hand

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Shaky Start

Mary Kom stats defensively in round 1. The Indian boxer is moving around to take the feel of the ring. Her head guard is certainly posing some problem.

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Its on!

Both the boxers shake hands and the bell rings.

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Mary Kom - The Legend

The boxer has been one of the finest athletes produced by India. But her journey to the top was not easy. From taking hiatus after marriage, to returning to the ring after giving birth to her son, her journey has been inspiring.

Read more about it here. 

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Facts about Mary Kom's opponent
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Looks yummy!!

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Mary Kom will be the favourite to win today. She will be riding on the back of her 2021 Asian Championship silver medal win. The seasoned boxer had been training in Italy and is accompanied by her personal coach, Chhote Lal Yadav.

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Can Mary Kom start on a winning note?

The legendary Indian boxer will want to change the colour of her 2012 London Olympics bronze medal to gold. But can she do it?

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Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live blog of today's boxing singles match between India's Mary Kom and Dominica's Miguelina Hernandez.

The match is scheduled to start at 1:30 PM IST.
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