Former sports minister Kiren Rijiju. On Friday loaded commend on Lovlina Borgohain, who guaranteed India. For its second medal within the Olympics. Lovlina Borgohain defeated Chinese Taipei’s Nien-Chin Chen in the quarterfinals.
Union Law Serve Kiren Rijiju hailed Lovlina Borgohain’s performance. Inside the quarterfinals of the Tokyo 2020 game. Versus Chinese Taipei’s Nien-Chin Chen within the semifinals.
Lovlina defeated Chen to assure India its moment award. She won bout 4-1 by a consistent choice. Lovlina is only the third Indian boxer. After Mary Kom and Vijender Singh to win a boxing medal for India at the Olympics.
Kiren Rijiju posted on Twitter
“India is confirmed of 2nd Olympics medal. What a lovely Boxing from Lovlina @LovlinaBorgohai has reached semi-finals and looking for a Gold medal in #Tokyo2020 Olympics,” the former sports minister said in a tweet.
Lovlina will confront top seed Busenaz Surmenellii of Turkey within the semi-final.
Lovlina, who hails from Golaghat locale of Assam. Her father, Tiken Borgohain, could be a small-scale businessman. And had financial battles to support his daughter’s aspiration. Taking after the footsteps of her twin sisters. Licha and Lima, Also, the Assamese first took up kickboxing.
It was only when she met with coach Padum Boro. And her life took a clear turn. Boro worked as a Sports Specialist in India’s Shillong. And Dimapur centers presented her to boxing. Also, since then there has been no looking back for Lovlina.
Lovlina, Assam’s was the first female boxer to the Olympics. Also, it hasn’t had the idealized planning for the Games. In February this year, Lovlina had to require a break from the national camp. And fly down to Kolkata as her mother underwent a kidney transplant.
In conclusion, in July final year, when most of her compatriots. They were once more going to the national camp. Lovlina was with her mother, who was hospitalized for nephrological afflictions. Moreover, other than helping her father in their paddy field.
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