B-town celebs pour in congratulatory messages for World Boxing Champion Mary Kom

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Boxer Mary Kom has made the entire nation proud once again. The 35-year-old boxer bagged the gold in the 48 kg gold category at the 2018 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in New Delhi. With this gold, Mary has now become the only female boxer to win six boxing world titles!

Mary Kom has now won gold at the World Championships in 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010. She has also won a silver in 2001. She is also the only Indian female boxer to win a medal at the Olympics.

Soon after her win, congratulatory messages started pouring in for her from B-town celebs. While actress Priyanka Chopra(who played Mary Kom in her biopic) hailed Mary for her big win. Priyanka wrote, “Wow! Only you could do it!! What an achievement… the first female boxer to win the #WorldChampionship for an unprecedented 6th time! Congratulations @MangteC… It’s a proud moment for the nation & you are and always will be my inspiration… Here’s to “#MagnificentMary”

Anushka Sharma called the boxing champion a ‘Wonder Woman’ as she wrote, “Congratulations Champ!! So proud to see you creating history @MangteC you are a wonderwoman !”

You can check out congratulatory messages of other B-town celebs for Mary Kom, below:

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur wrote, “In a nation confused on the position of women in Society, #MaryKom becomes India’s all-time great Athlete. Man or Woman.”

Congratulations Mary, you go girl! We are so proud of you.

The boxer has already been bestowed with Padma Shri, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Padma Bhushan among several other awards.

Also Read: Priyanka Chopra hails magnificent Mary Kom; calls the boxer her inspiration