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In almost every conversation, boxing legend MC Mary Kom makes it a point to admit that her interest in the sport grew because of a certain Dingko Singh, who clinched a gold medal at the Bangkok Asian Games in 1998. (1/7)
And yet few Indians know about the Padma Shri man whose gold medal win as a 19-year-old sparked a boxing revolution in Manipur. (2/7)
Dingko was born on January 1, 1979, in a remote village called Sekta in the Imphal East District of Manipur. Born in crushing poverty, Dingko was raised at an orphanage where his dreams of becoming an athlete began to take shape. (3/7)
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