Lovlina Borgohain is an Indian Amateur Boxer. She is a hunk of bronze as well as a gold medallist in the women’s welterweight event. Lovlina is the first female athlete and second boxer to represent Assam to represent the state in Olympics.
She was born on 2 October 1997 in Golaghat, Assam India. Her parents Tiken and mamoni Borgohain both were very supportive. She had two sisters. Her father owns the land, they work as a farmer lovlina also help them in their work. Her mother wanted her daughters to learn self-defense to protect themselves. She is 1.58 m tall. She is a lovable as well as a down-to-earth girl as she still helps her father in farming though she is a renowned Boxer.
lovlina Borgohain passed her schooling education from a private school of Assam, Barpathar high school. She is a graduate.
The young Indian fighter was inspired by a powerful figure. When her father brought some jalebis wrapped in newspapers while eating them. Her new aim was to be triumphant in athletics since she had worked extremely hard and had made a positive effect. To follow her passion, she used to travel 3-4 hours. She traveled from the worst road never stopped her to reach her destination. Thus, we came to know that how wholehearted as well as a dedicated spirit she is.
Let’s focus on goals
This strong determined girl decided not to step back no matter how hard the situation is. As she was very laborious, she keeps on practicing. Sports Authority of India held a trial at her Barpathar high school. Padum Chandra Bodo, her instructor, spotted her one day and chose her to study the fundamentals of boxing as well as acquire boxing brilliance. Sandhya Gurung later tutored her. She practiced with a gas cylinder instead of a boxing bag.
When she was selected in the 2018 Commonwealth Games welterweight boxing category. She didn’t receive any official intimation of her selection rather she knew about it through a media outlet. At Commonwealth unfortunately she was unable to win. Then she was qualified for the international boxing championship held in February 2018 from here she returned with a gold medal. She won bronze at the Asian Boxing Championship in Vietnam in November 2017 as well as at the president’s Cup held in Astana in June 2017.
At Ulaanbaatar Cup in Mongolia in June 2018, she won silver and a bronze at the 13th International Silesian Championship in Poland in September 2018. Borgohain defeated Morroco’s Bel Ahbib Oumayma at the women’s World Boxing Championship. Borgohain is a bronze medallist at Tokyo Summer Olympics 2020 held in August.
lovlina Borgohain represented India in 2018 as well as the 2019 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship where she won the bronze medal. In march 2020 Borgohain secured the Olympic berth in 69 KG in the 2020 Asia& Oceania Boxing Olympics Qualifications Tournament.
She defeated German Boxer Nadine Apetz in primary rounds as well as on 30 July she defeated Taiwan’s Chen Nien- Chein which assured her a medal.
Awards and recognition
She is honored with a national award The Arjuna award presented by President Sir Ram Nath Kovind. Lovlina had won many money prizes for her excellent work. Borgohain received a gift amount of 25 lakh from the Board of Control for Cricket India. 1crore from BJYU’s as well as government of Assam. 30 lakh was received from the Government of India. 3 lakhs from the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee.
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