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Six-Time World Champion Mary Kom Is Now ‘Mary Kom OLY’

New Delhi: Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom on Thursday expressed gratitude to the World Olympian Affiliation (WOA) after it allowed her the usage of post-nominal letters ‘OLY’.

Mary Kom shared the picture of the certificates of recognition on her official Twitter deal with and wrote, “Thank you so much for the recognition” tagging WOA and Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC).

‘OLY’ signifies sportspersons’ ongoing function in society as an Olympian, residing and selling the Olympic values. In November 2017 on the eighth Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC) Worldwide Athletes’ Discussion board, the WOA introduced the OLY post-nominal letters initiative.

The initiative permits Olympians to make use of the OLY lettering on any official documentation after their title very like when one will get a level.

Within the Ladies’s World Boxing Championships held in Ulan-Ude, Russia final month, the ace Indian pugilist needed to accept bronze medal after she misplaced her semi-final bout within the 51-kg flyweight class to second-seed Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey in a cut up verdict.

The London Olympic bronze medallist is the one boxer throughout female and male classes to gather eight World Championships medals.

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