“It is a time of pleasure having won the gold medal in Boxing for India, I am enjoying this victory. I am not tired, hence have no intention of retiring from the game”- Mary Kom emphatically told the press at New Delhi. “There are no thoughts even of retirement- vested interests are spreading a lie”.
“ I am still striving to win a Gold in Olympics, which is a dream yet to be fulfilled”. To a question “who said my age is a factor”, her reply was age should be taken off the mind, I will know when my body will not allow me to carry on, I have taken this challenge to keep fighting at 35, no one can guarantee winning or losing, but when I train, nobody can beat me easily”- she concluded.