Ulan-Ude, Oct. 10 -- : After entering the semi-finals of ongoing World Women's Boxing Championships, Mary Kom on Thursday said that she would try to win the gold medal for the country.

In a video posted by Boxing Federation of India, Mary Kom said "So after winning the quarter-final, I am happy and will try to win the highest medal for the country. I would try my best and hopefully win the gold medal here. I would give my best to enter the finals of the tournament.

Mary Kom stormed into the semi-finals after defeating Rio Olympics bronze medalist Ingrit Valencia 5-0 in the quarter-finals of the 51 kg division at Ulan Ude in Russia.

With this win, Mary Kom has assured herself an eighth World Championships medal. She now has the highest nu...