Vijender Singh is the first Indian boxer. To win an Olympic award back in 2008. Singh was the first among the others. To wish Lovlina Borgohain as she comes to the medal rounds. At Tokyo Olympics 2020 ongoing games.
Lovlina Borgohain made history. On Friday by reaching the semi-finals of the women’s 69kg welterweight division. And in this way, Singh guaranteeing herself at least a bronze medal. She will be the second Indian lady and the third Indian boxer. In general to win an Olympic medal. After Mary Kom at the 2012 London Olympics. And Vijender at Beijing 2008.
Vijende Singh posted on Twitter
Vijender was among the first to praise Lovlina on social media. And tweeting just minutes after the decision was reported. At the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo and the 23-year-old let out a happy roar.
Viren Rasquinha posted on Twitter
Previous India hockey captain Viren Rasquinha. She was encouraged by Lovlina to not be fulfilled by the bronze. And keep going as far as she can.
Amit Panghal, who will battle his first bout. At the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday within the men’s flyweight. Also saluted Lovlina.
“Remember the name!” said former fast bowler RP Singh while acknowledging Lovlina’s achievement.
Sports Minister Anurag Thakur too praised the boxer.
Hailing from Bara Mukhia Town in Assam’s Golghar region. Loveline was with her mother last year in July. When the rest of the Indian boxers were going to. At the national camp, she was hospitalized for nephrological torments. Moreover, other than making a contrast to her father in their paddy field.
In February this year. Lovlina had to require a break and fly down to Kolkata. As her mother underwent a kidney transplant.
A two-time world championship bronze medallist. Lovlina was conferred with Arjuna Grant in 2020. Also, she is the 1st female boxer from Assam. To qualify for the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
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