Ready for my match, Jai Hind, tweets Mary Kom

Vijender Singh may be out, but India's other big hope from the boxing ring MC Mary Kom is still in the fray. After reaching the quarters and assuring at least a bronze for herself, she will now face World No. 2 Nicola Adams for a bid to win a silver or even a gold.

updated: August 08, 2012 16:39 IST
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London: Sport is expected to stop much of India at 6 pm today and it's not cricket. MC Mary Kom, a diminutive Indian woman boxer carries on her shoulders the considerable weight of a vast nation's expectations.

Read: Meet Nicola Adams, the fighter between Mary Kom and the Olympic final

At the London Olympics, Mary Kom is assured of at least a bronze since she is in the semi-finals, where she meets World number 2 Nicola Adams, who also has the home advantage being British. But the focused 29-year-old mother of twins has been quoted as saying that she will be fighting for Gold today.

And she is all set for the match. Minutes before her semi-final bout, Mary Kom tweeted: "Ready for my match. Thanks all for your wishes. Hope to make my country proud. Jai Hind!"

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