Mary Kom has a rice fetish

Published: 21 November, 2013 23:37 IST | The Centrestage Team |

Olympic medallist Mary Kom eveals that she loves carries a sizeable amount of rice grains from her home-town in Manipur whereever she goes

Weight watchers who shun rice here’s some interesting info. Boxing gold medalist Mary Kom, who made India proud by winning the Bronze at the 2012 Olympics reveals, “I like to eat rice. Even during the Olympics held in London, I had carried a sizeableamount of rice grains from my home-town in Manipur.

Mary Kom

I prefer the quality grown here than anywhere else. I would cook my own meals, rice and vegetable curry, and enjoy my staple food even in a foreign land.

Besides steamed rice, I am a huge fan of fried rice as well. In food, I enjoy Chinese cuisine.” 

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from

loading image
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK