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Mary Kom named MVP of India’s Asiad campaign

Mary Kom named MVP of Indias Asiad campaign Olympic bronze medallist M C Mary Kom was today chosen as the Most Valuable Player of India’s Incheon Asian Games campaign at a felicitation of the medal winners by contingent sponsors Samsung India here.

Mary Kom, who became the first Indian woman boxer to win a gold medal in Asian Games when she clinched the yellow metal in the Incheon Games in flyweight (-51kg) class, was named the MVP after a poll.

All the 11 individual/team gold winners, including the men’s hockey team, were in the contest.

None of the members of gold-winning men’s hockey team turned up for the felicitation event while the Indian Olympic Association was represented by its treasurer Anil Khanna.

Khanna said IOA President N Ramachandran and Secretary General Rajeev Mehta could not make it to the event as they had some “prior engagements”.

– PTI