The boxer who represented India at the prestigious Asian Games won a gold in the tournament defeating  Kazakhstan's Zhaina Shekerbekova in the flyweight (51KG) summit clash.

Hundreds of people gathered at the airport to welcome her.

Exuding pride, love and affection the locals danced on the traditional tunes hailing the magnificence boxer.

Mary Kom left for her house in an open vehicle along with her family and coach seemed elated with all the attention.

Mary Kom, a five-time world champion and Olympic bronze medalist, had to dig deep to beat Shekerbekova, who held her ground in the opening round but was unable to hold off the Indian after that.

Kom's win was her first at the Asian Games after she finished with bronze four years ago and was also her first major title in more than two years after she took a break to have her third child.

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