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Mary Kom, who has been in a prolonged absence from boxing and failed to qualify for the Rio Olympics, has decided to return to the light flyweight 48kg division amid speculation that it is among the two categories that the International Boxing Association (AIBA) is pushing for inclusion in the 2020 Tokyo Games. Stitched Braves Jerseys .I have decided to move back to light flyweight because that is my original weight category, Mary Kom, an Olympic bronze-medallist, told PTI. I feel the most comfortable competing in it and I dont have to punish my body to maintain this weight. I am feeling very positive once again and just wait and watch what I do now. ?Mary Kom is set to be honoured with the AIBA Legends Award during the world bodys 70th anniversary celebrations on December 20. The award comes as a bright spot in a rather disappointing year during which Mary Kom, a multiple-time Asian champion, missed out on qualifying for the Rio Games after losing early in the World Championships in May.There was speculation that Mary Kom might even call time on her career after she accepted a Rajya Sabha nomination from the government, but she put those rumours to bed by saying she was raring to get back into the ring.?I have got the fire back. I have been training and I feel competitive. I felt bad when I could not make it to the Olympics, it was a heartbreak but I am over it now and back to what I do best in the ring. I think AIBA is going to include light flyweight in the Asian and Commonwealth Games and it could also make it to the Olympics, so I am keeping my fingers crossed.Ching Kuo Wu, the AIBA president, has already stated that he considers it his responsibility to ensure that womens boxing categories increase from the current three - 51kg, 60kg and 75 kg - to five by the 2020 Games. ?Mary Koms trainer Chhote Lal Yadav, who is now an assistant coach with the national womens team, said she had already started training with rigour.?The power in her punches has increased manifold because of this decision as she no longer has to work hard to increase her weight. Light flyweight is her natural weight and that has improved her strength. She has been training hard and will be a force to reckon with, Yadav, who is here as Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) coach in the ongoing mens National Championships, said.In fact, I can say that she is going to strike it big in this category. There are very few girls who match up to her in this division even after these many years.Incidentally, Mary Koms last world title, in the 2010 Barbados edition, came in the 48kg category, while four others had been achieved in pinweight (46kg) prior to that. She had jumped to flyweight 51kg after it was included in the 2012 Olympic Games.Mary Kom went on to win the bronze medal in the London Games. She also won a gold medal in the 2014 Asian Games where womens boxing made its debut. Ronald Acuna Jr. Jersey .7 million, one-year contract, a raise of $2.2 million. Wieters had asked for $8.75 million and the Orioles had offered $6. Braves Jerseys 2020 . Datsyuk will miss Tuesdays game against New Jersey and could be sidelined longer, while Cleary will likely miss at least the next three games. 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