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Asian Games 2014 Day 12: Mary Kom punches first boxing gold, India add 1 silver, 3 bronzes to tally

After Mary Kom won her gold medal bout, Sarita, who crashed out in controversial fashion, left the bronze on podium.

By: Express News Service | Updated: October 1, 2014 8:02:20 pm
India’s M.C. Mary Kom holds the Indian national flag and celebrates her gold medal in the women’s flyweight (48-51kg) final boxing match (Source: AP) India’s M.C. Mary Kom holds the Indian national flag and celebrates her gold medal in the women’s flyweight (48-51kg) final boxing match (Source: AP)

M C Mary Kom became the first Indian woman boxer to clinch a gold medal at the Asian Games after she came from behind to beat Kazakhstan’s Zhaina Shekerbekova also,  Indian women’s team beat Japan 2-1, win BRONZE!

Athletics: India’s Tintu Luka wins SILVER in the women’s 800m.

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* The third round, too, goes in Mary Kom’s favour

* Mary Kom takes the second round as two judges rule in her favour. Plenty of action on offer in the second round

* All judges favour the Kazakhstan boxer in the first round, who gets 10-9 in her favour

Wrestling: India’s Manoj Kumar loses out to Peng Fai of China in the 85 kg Greco-Roman quarterfinal

Wrestling: Iran’s Payam Payani beats India’s Gurpreet Singh in the 75kg Greco-Roman quarters. He’s the fourth Indian to crash out today

Volleyball: Defending champions Japan beat India 3-2 in the quarters clash

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Wrestling: Another one bites the dust! India’s Tulsi Yadav loses to Tajikistan’s Khusrav Obloberdiev in the 66kg quarters

Wrestling: No joy! Gurpreet Singh, too, loses his 75 Kg 1/8 final bout against Qatar’s Sharif Badr Bakhit

Wrestling: Iran’s Bashir Darzi beats India’s Dharmender Dalal in Men’s Greco-Roman 130 Kg 1/8 Final

Taekwondo: India’s Anand Pandiarajan goes down to Korea’s Yonghyun Park in the 80kg category of Round of 16

Athletics: India’s Sandeep Kumar  and Bahadur Rana could not match their female counterpart Khushbir Kaur’s performance and aend up being fourth and fifth in 50km race walk

Day 11 recap:

Vietnam’s Bang demolished by her idol Mary: Bang Le Thi looked thrilled by merely being in the same ring as Mary Kom. She was just 10 when Mary won her first world title in 2002.

Mary-Kom_PTI_M India’s Mary Kom punched her way to the summit clash in the Asian Games. (Source: PTI)

Indian men, women impress in Kabaddi: Tejeswini hoped that kabaddi would become an Olympic sport in six years’ time when the Games are held in Asia.

Kabaddi-AP-M The Indian men’s kabaddi team in action against Thailand. (Source: AP)

In Incheon, India almost in Rio: With 1-0 win over Korea in semifinal, Sardar & Co. take on Pakistan for gold and a place in 2016 Olympics.

Akashdeep Singh celebrates the winning goal with SV Sunil against South Korea on Tuesday. (Source: PTI) Akashdeep Singh celebrates the winning goal with SV Sunil against South Korea on Tuesday. (Source: AP)

Crying shame: Sarita Devi spills tears after controversial decision in favour of South Korean denies Indian a shot at gold.

Sarita_PTI_M India’s L Sarita Devi shares her plight with the media after she was knocked out of the 60 kg boxing semifinals in the Asian Games on Tuesday. (Source: PTI)

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