Mary participated in the 51kg bout and had to settle for the bronze medal after the scoreboard read 6-11 in favor of Adams.
India’s flag-bearer at the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympics, wrestler Sushil Kumar, became the country’s most successful individual Olympian with two medals – one bronze in Beijing and a silver in London.
On 12th August, Sushil progressed in all his bouts very convincingly to reach the finals in the 66kg category. He lost to Japan’s Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu 1-3 in the final.
The performance of the Indian sports people have led India to achieve her highest ever medal tally of 6 medals, doubling the medal tally of the Beijing Olympics.