Lovlina Borgohain felicitated by Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma, 'Recalling my 1st alternation adventure to Guwahati'
Lovlina Borgohain, who became India's third anytime Olympic champ in battle at the Tokyo Games, common that she will be activity for gold at Paris 2024 and thanked the bodies of Assam for their support.
Lovlina is the third Indian boxer to win an Olympic medal. (AP Photo)
Lovlina Borgohain is the third boxer to win an Olympic badge afterwards Mary Kom and Vijender Singh
She common that she will be activity for gold at the 2024 Paris Olympics
Lovlina apprenticed the government to abutment accomplished athletes
Olympic brownish champ Lovlina Borgohain was on Thursday felicitated by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma at the Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra in Guwahati. Lovlina was additionally presented with a banknote accolade of Rs 1 crore by the Assam government.
"I travelled in a alternation with my ancestor to ability Guwahati to alpha my battle career. But my alternation admission was not confirmed. Today bodies of Assam appear to acceptable me. It's a actual blithesome moment for me. Today I anamnesis my aboriginal alternation journey," said Lovlina.
Lovlina additionally apprenticed the government to abutment accomplished athletes and said that she herself will try to acquisition and breeding talents in the state. "I accept been able to win the brownish badge in Tokyo Olympics alone because of blessings of the bodies of Assam and the country. There are abounding talents in North Eastern region. I will try to acquisition out talents from Assam," she said.
Lovlina common that she will be activity for gold at the 2024 Paris Olympics. She is the third boxer to win an Olympic badge afterwards Vijender Singh in 2008 and Mary Kom in 2012.
In the quarter-final, Lovlina was up adjoin the above apple best Nien-Chin Chen of Taiwan, adjoin whom Indian had suffered losses. But the pugilist from Assam was bigger able this time around. She has watched the videos of her antecedent bouts adjoin Nien-Chen, which helped her during the badge bout.
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