Mary Kom, Vikas Krishan get awards at AIBA 70th anniversary gala


Mary Kom, Vikas Krishan get awards at AIBA 70th anniversary gala
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21 December 2016
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Mary Kom was exhibited the AIBA Legends grant while Vikas Krishan was given the APB (AIBA Pro Boxing) Best Boxer trophy. 

The incredible M C Mary Kom and previous Asian Games gold-medallist Vikas Krishan shone brilliant at the International Boxing Association's 70th commemoration function in Montreux, Switzerland, grabbing diverse honors for their exhibitions. 

While five-time title holder and Olympic bronze-medallist Mary Kom was introduced the AIBA Legends grant for her trailblazing boxing profession, Vikas was given the APB (AIBA Pro Boxing) Best Boxer trophy. 

"I might want to express gratitude toward AIBA President Dr Wu for giving me this honor alongside APB Director Mr Mirko Wolf. We had no alliance throughout the previous four years yet now we have every last one of them are buckling down and I trust we will do well later on," Vikas, who contended in two APB sessions this year, said in the wake of getting his trophy. 

Mary Kom was picked for the respect for her improved profession amid which she likewise won numerous Asian Championships gold decorations other than the tremendous accomplishment of five world titles. She was initiated 'Wonderful Mary' by AIBA after her fourth world title in 2008 and was likewise one of the eight brand diplomats for the occasion this year. 

The 33-year-old Manipuri as of late chose to move back to the 48kg classification following four years in 51kg. Her turn came in the midst of theory that 48kg could be among the weight classifications that would get a place in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics list. 

Vikas, in the interim, won a bronze decoration in the Olympic qualifying competition other than completing a quarterfinalist in the headliner in Rio.

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