MC Mary Kom Says That Thoughts of Quitting Have Crossed Her Mind

MC Mary Kom won a bronze medal for India in the 2008 Olympics and while she accepts that retirement will have to come sometime, she still has many goals left to be achieved.

updated: May 05, 2014 21:21 IST
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New Delhi: She has pulled herself up for a second time targetting another first for an Indian woman boxer but as Olympic bronze-medallist MC Mary Kom gears up for the Commonwealth Games, the five-time world champion says the thought of quitting has crossed her mind several times.

Speaking to PTI ahead of the trials for the Commonwealth Games, the mother of three from Manipur, who was christened 'Magnificent Mary' by the International Boxing Association (AIBA), spoke about her career and future.

"I do think of quitting and one day I have to retire. But I have still not fulfilled some of my aims," Mary Kom, who competes in the 51kg category, said.

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