Lovlina Borgohain confirms India of 2nd medal at Olympics
Lovlina Borgohain confirms India of 2nd medal at Olympics

Lovlina Borgohain created history! She has ensured India of another medal at the Tokyo Olympics following beating former world champion Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei in the quarter-final of the Women’s Welterweight pugilism at the Kokukigan Arena on Friday. By virtue of a place in the semi-final, Lovlina Borgohain is confirmed of at least a bronze medal. She is only the third Indian boxer after Mary Kom and Vijender Singh to win a boxing medal for India at the Olympics.

"Feeling very good after winning the quarter-final, next up is my semi-final. I will definitely try to do better than this in the semi-final. I want to try and win the gold medal for India," Lovlina told in a media report after winning her quarter-final bout. India at Olympics, Day 7 Live Updates The 23-year-old from Assam showcased class and fearlessness as she outpunched her senior opponent from Taiwan 4-1 in the quarter-final match. Lovlina started on a high, going toe-to-toe with the veteran boxer, and won the opening round 3-2.

Lovlina ruled it so much so that Chen was under stress to bounce back. And that gave the opportunity for Lovlina to go after her opponent. Chen fell into the trap with Lovlina bossing the 2nd round and winning it 5-0. The Indian boxer played it smart from there as she knew she was almost there. A 4-1 result in the final round meant a possible win for the Indian boxer. 

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