IMPHAL, June 30 - Olympian and Rajya Sabha MP, MC Mary Kom said that she will try her best for the betterment of the sports.
�I will do what I can do for sports,� said Mary Kom who was nominated as Rajya Sabha MP recently while responding to a question on what would be her priorities as a parliamentarian on the sidelines of a function here today.
The five times World Champion in women�s boxing, Mary also admitted that she tried her best to represent the country at the Rio Olympics.
The London Olympic bronze medallist was here to attend the flag off ceremony of this year�s Olympic Day Run at the Khuman Lampak Main Stadium here. The event was organised by the Manipur Olympic Association (MOA) in collaboration with the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of Manipur.
Around 1000 sportspersons including high ranking officers led by the first Olympian P Nilakamal (hockey) of Manipur, his colleague Tiken, Dronacharya awardee boxing coach L Ibomcha, Asian Games Gold medallist Ng Dingku besides a number of international and national players took part in the 2km run in Imphal.
Owing to the General Strike on June 23, the event had to be held today.