23rd President’s Cup Current Affairs - 2019

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Mary Kom wins gold in President’s Cup

Six times World Champion MC Mary Kom (36) claimed gold medal at 23rd President’s Cup held in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia. She defeated April Franks of Australia with 5-0 without breaking a sweat.  With this win the Olympic bronze medallist Boxer has asserted her supremacy in a lop-sided 51kg bout final.

Key Highlights

The 36-year-old Indian boxer claimed her 6th world title in 2018 in New Delhi.  In May 2019 she had also won a gold medal at India Open boxing tournament.

She will now be looking to qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics in 2019 World Boxing Championships for women which will be held from September 7 to 21 in Yekaterinburg, Russia.