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Asian boxing: the Indian bait Mary Come settle for silver in Dubai

Kolkata: MC Mary Kom, the celebrated Indian boxer, had to be content with the silver medal when she went down 3-2 to Nazym Kyzaibay, a world champion in the 51 kg class, in the final on the penultimate day of the Asian Boxing Championships. Saturday in Dubai. While the Olympic bronze medalist could not add a sixth gold medal to the Asian event, the event – where she was selected in the quarterfinals – would be a valuable exposure ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.

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A nine-member Indian contingent has already qualified for the Tokyo Summer Games scheduled for July-August.