Nikhat Zareen received gold on the Ladies’s World Boxing Championship final week, changing into simply the fifth Indian lady to safe gold medal within the event’s historical past. The 25-year-old, on Wednesday, took to social media to share an image with Indian boxing legend Mary Kom, who has six gold medals within the World Championship, and wrote “No victory is full with out your idol’s blessings.” The 2 share historical past, having gotten right into a tiff over qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and the image has gone viral, getting over 10,000 ‘likes’ and 500 retweets.
— Nikhat Zareen (@nikhat_zareen) Might 25, 2022
There was a whole lot of highlight going into the Mary Kom vs Nikhat Zareen ladies’s boxing trials bout in 2019 after the latter made a public demand for a good Olympic choice trial. After her win, Mary Kom might be seen marching previous her opponent and never shaking her fingers.
“Why ought to I shake fingers along with her? If she need others to respect her then she ought to first respect others. I do not like individuals with such nature. Simply show your level contained in the ring, not outdoors,” Mary Kom was quoted as saying by ANI on the time.
Nevertheless, the 2 appear to have buried the hatchet.
The six-time World Champion had congratulated Nikhat Zareen after her enormous victory.
“Congratulations @nikhat_zareen for successful Gold medal. So happy with you in your historic performances and all one of the best on your future endeavors,” she had tweeted.
Within the photograph shared by Nikhat Zareen, the legendary boxer is seen with a beaming smile.
Talking to NDTV, Nikhat Zareen lately stated that she has moved on from the incident with Mary Kom and has forgiven her.
Within the ultimate of the 52kg occasion on the World Boxing Championship in Turkey, Zareen beat Thailand’s Jitpong Jutamas with a 5-0 unanimous resolution in her favour.
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