Though it was the third round, which made all the difference, as she outplayed the Polish boxer. The score read 7-3 in the third round alone, after the second round score (5-4) gave her a slight edge over her rival, which she took advantage of in the third round. It was a routine exercise for the Indian to complete the match in the fourth round, as she was tied for the fourth round score, 4-4.
But, the Polish pugilist was not an easy opponent too, as she was attacking the Indian from all quarters. It was Mary Kom's experience, which played an important role in her win. There were instances when Mary Kom was floored by Michalczuk, but she came back strongly with her technical game, which gave her good scoring opportunity and eventually her win. In the finishing moments of the game, she looked a bit tired too.
Indians all around the world would be counting on Mary Kom to bring home an individual Olympic Gold medal. Not only she, but the whole nation wants her to be crowned as an Olympic champion.
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