Indian boxing star Mary Kom on Thursday bowed out of Tokyo Olympics with an in depth 2-Three loss to Colombia’s Ingrit Valencia. Regardless of the loss, Priyanka Chopra, Randeep Hooda, Ishaan Khatter, and Farhan Akhtar amongst others took to social media and known as the boxer a ‘champion’ and an ‘inspiration’.
With the Olympics having an age cap of 40, Thursday’s outing proved to be Kom’s final bout on the video games.
Actor Priyanka Chopra, who essayed the function of Mary Kom in her biopic, known as the boxer a ‘legend’. She wrote on Twitter, “That is what the final word champion appears to be like like…Bravo @MangteC… you’ve proven us tips on how to go the gap with ardour and dedication. You encourage us and make us proud Each.Single.Time 🙌🏽 #Legend.”
That is what the final word champion appears to be like like…
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) July 29, 2021
Filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar, who lately performed the function of a boxer in Toofaan, tweeted, “Properly fought @MangteC.. #boxing You’re a champion in additional methods than a medal can attest to. #respect ✊🏽”
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 29, 2021
Mary Kom’s defeat left Randeep Hooda heartbroken as he shared, “What a combat Mary Kom !!! May have gone both method .. thanks for the leisure champ 👊🏽 heartbroken 💔 #Boxing #IndiaAtTokyo2020 #MaryKom.”
See how others reacted to Mary Kom’s defeat at Tokyo Olympics:
Thanks for being such an enormous inspiration for me 🙏🏽 @MangteC
— Ananya Birla (@ananya_birla) July 29, 2021
What a Boxer, what a champion @MangteC You probably did your VERY greatest. We’re pleased with you… https://t.co/OOU140rgk0
— Ajit Andhare (@AndhareAjit) July 29, 2021
— Kabir Duhan Singh (@Kabirduhansingh) July 29, 2021
Hailing from Manipur, Mary Kom is the primary newbie athlete to win the Padma Bhushan.