Lovlina Borgohain makes Assam proud as she becomes the first woman boxer to qualify for the Olympics from the state. Also, Assam’s Chief Minister too congratulated her in a tweet.
She qualified for the Tokyo Olympics. Well, the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are set to begin in July after being postponed from last summer due to the coronavirus pandemic
CM of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted, “A matter of great joy and pride for us as Lovlina Borgohai becomes the first woman pugilist from Assam to qualify for the Olympics. My heartiest congratulations to you Lovlina. You have our finest wishes for the big moment. May you continue to shine and succeed.”
Olympics is a great deal for sport enthusiasts and getting qualified for the same is a cherry on the top. this achievement of Lovlina will be an inspiration for generations to come.
Born on 2 October 1997, Lovlina Borgohain hails from the Golaghat district of Assam. Her parents are Tiken and Mamoni Borgohain. Lovlina started her career as a kickboxer, but switched to boxing later when she found the opportunity to do so. The Sports Authority of India held trials at her high school Barpathar Girls High School, where Lovlina participated. She was noticed and selected by renowned Coach Padum Boro, who began training her in 2012.