India @ Olympics:Lovlina to win Gold

Bengaluru, Jul 30 (Agency) The Boxing Federation of India is pinning hopes on debutant Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) to win gold medal at Tokyo Olympics after she stormed into the semifinal by defeating Chinese Taipei’s former world champion Nien-Chin Chen. “I have said to Lovlina today, this is just a start. She needs to plan carefully and ensure she wins gold for India. Lovlina is symbolic of a young, new, and fearless India. I am sure that young boxers like her will ensure many more Olympic medals in the future,” BFI BFI President Ajay Singh said in a statement. With this win, Lovlina has assured India of their first boxing medal at the mega sports event. Lovlina is a born fighter as she recovered from covid last year and was admitted to the hospital, but she braved all the hardships to achieve the milestone of reaching semifinals of Tokyo Olympics in the boxing event.