Mary Kom Feels Disrespected by Boxing Administrators

Mary Kom was upset about last-minute postponement of the Asian Games trials.

updated: August 13, 2014 10:09 IST
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Mary Kom feels that this precedent is not very good for aspiring boxers who are toiling to bring glory to the nation.

New Delhi: Olympic bronze medallist M C Mary Kom is still smarting about the last-minute postponement of the Asian Games trials, alleging that the ad-hoc body members have "disrespected her achievements" by not bothering to inform her about their decision. (Also read: Haryana government give empty envelopes to CWG 2014 para-athletes)

"I was very hurt when I came to know that the trials have been postponed. What surprised me was that they didn't even bother to inform me till the last minute. (Syringes found in Indian athletes' rooms in CWG Village, no evidence of doping)

Is that what I deserve having brought so many laurels for the country at international competitions? I feel the organisers (ad-hoc) didn't support me and also feel disrespected," Mary Kom told mediapersons at a promotional event of the CRPF. ( Wrestler Sushil Kumar the most-searched Indian athlete during CWG 2014)

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