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Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom slams IOC Boxing Activity Drive for ‘poor judging’, says cannot imagine I’ve misplaced | Tokyo Olympics Information

NEW DELHI: Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom on Thursday slammed the Worldwide Olympic Committee’s Boxing Activity Drive for “poor judging” in her flyweight (51kg) pre-quarterfinal on the Tokyo Video games which she misplaced regardless of profitable two of the three rounds.
The Activity Drive is conducting the boxing competitors in Tokyo after the Worldwide Boxing Affiliation (AIBA) was suspended by the IOC for alleged misgovernance and monetary wrongdoing.

“I do not know and perceive this resolution, what’s flawed with the Activity Drive? What’s flawed with the IOC?” she requested in a telephonic interview to PTI after the 2-3 loss to Colombian Ingrit Valencia within the pre-quarters in Tokyo.
“I used to be additionally a member of the Activity Drive. I used to be even giving them recommendations and supporting them in making certain a clear competitors. However what have they performed with me?” she stated.

The 38-year-old, multiple-time Asian champion who was eyeing her second Olympic medal after the bronze on the 2012 London Video games, stated this night’s loss didn’t sink in even after she had gone for her dope check.

“I used to be pleased contained in the ring, after I got here out, I used to be pleased as a result of in my thoughts I knew I had received. After they took me for doping, I used to be nonetheless pleased. Solely after I noticed the social media and my coach (Chhote Lal Yadav repeated it to me), it sunk in that I’ve misplaced,” she stated.
“I had crushed this lady twice prior to now. I could not imagine that her hand was raised by the referee. I swear, it hadn’t struck me that I misplaced, I used to be so certain,” she added.

Mary Kom goes down fighting in Olympic pre-quarters, out of Tokyo Games

Mary Kom goes down combating in Olympic pre-quarters, out of Tokyo Video games

The Indian trailed 4-1 within the opening spherical with 4 of the 5 judges scoring it 10-9 in favour of Valencia. Within the subsequent two rounds, Mary Kom obtained three of the 5 judges to rule in her favour however the total score-line was nonetheless in favour of Valencia.
The Manipuri wanted a 4-1 verdict within the remaining spherical to swing the bout for her.
“The worst half is that there isn’t any assessment or protest. Truthfully I’m certain the world should have seen, that is an excessive amount of what they’ve performed,” she stated.
“I ought to have gotten the second spherical unanimously, how was it 3-2? What occurred was completely unpredictable,” she reasoned.

The IOC’s Boxing Activity Drive had promised a extra clear judging system after beginner boxing’s credibility took successful through the 2016 Rio Olympics judging fiasco which led to suspension of 36 officers.
Mary Kom is a part of the BTF’s 10-member athletes ambassadors group.
She represents the Asian bloc within the panel, which additionally includes the likes of Ukrainian legend Vasyl Lamachenko (Europe), a two-time Olympic and world gold-medallist who now plies his commerce within the skilled circuit, and five-time world champion and 2016 Olympic gold-winner Julio Cesar La Cruz (Americas) amongst others.
“…in a minute or in a second every little thing is gone for an athlete. That is unlucky what has occurred. I’m dissatisfied by the judging,” she stated.
However the veteran is in no temper to give up regardless of her Olympic journey coming to an finish with the Tokyo version. At current, boxers above 40 aren’t eligible to compete on the Video games.
“I’ll take a break after coming again, spend time with my household. However I’m not quitting. If there’s any competitors, I’ll proceed and take a look at my luck,” she stated.
The AIBA is attempting to regain IOC recognition by bringing in a number of adjustments within the administrative set-up underneath new President Umar Kremlev, which incorporates the introduction of the bout assessment system to make sure that boxers’ grievances are addressed.
“You may’t do this right here. I’d have positively protested in any other case,” Mary Kom stated.

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