Friday, June 18, 2021

Lovlina Borgohain is the 1st woman pugilist from Assam to qualify for Olympics

Lovlina Borgohain

GUWAHATI, JUNE 10: Assam’s Lovlina Borgohain becomes the first female pugilist from the State to qualify for the Olympics.

The young athlete Lovlina would be seen fighting it out in the Women’s 69 kg Welterweight category at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Reputedly, she is the first lady from Assam to represent India at the Olympics.

Congratulating the young athlete, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted, “A matter of great joy and pride for us as @LovlinaBorgohai becomes the first woman pugilist from Assam to qualify for the #Olympics.My heartiest Congratulations to you Lovlina. You have our finest wishes for the big moment.May you continue to shine and succeed.” (Courtesy: AT)