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Mary Kom receives Rs 5 lakh to open boxing academy in Manipur

Nov 20, 2014    

Star Indian woman boxer M C Mary Komtoday received Rs 5 lakh for setting up a boxing academy inher native state of Manipur from a private insurance companythrough its initiative "Need for Champions".The London Olympic Games bronze medal winner received thecheque with her husband Onler and thanked "Edelweiss TokioLife Insurance" for supporting her career from early onthrough its philanthropic arm - Edelgive."Sponsors' support is very important for getting medalsand producing champions. Through my academy I will be tryingto not only produce boxers from Manipur but from a...

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