Tokyo Olympics: Despite winning bronze in the Olympics, boxer Lovlina is sad, the reason given


Tokyo: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain has won the bronze medal for India in the Tokyo Olympics. Lovlina Borgohain had a chance to create history, but lost to world champion Turkish boxer Busanez Surmenelli in the women’s 69kg semi-final match. Lovlina is very disappointed on not winning the gold.

Not happy even after winning olympic medal

Lovlina Borgohain is only the second female boxer to win a medal for India in the Olympics. However, Lovlina, who is competing in her first Olympics, revealed that she was not satisfied after winning the bronze medal in the women’s 64-69kg category as she said that she was preparing for gold for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

In an exclusive interview with our partner website WION, Lovlina Borgohain said, ‘I am happy to win the medal, but also upset as I could not win the gold, for which I worked so hard for all these years.’

Talking about the bout, 23-year-old Lovlina Borgohain said, “She [बुसेनज सुरमेनेली] was very strong. I knew she would come forward and I thought she would punch me harder if I back down. So I thought I would attack on my front foot but I failed to execute my strategy successfully.

stay away from your mother

Meanwhile, talking about her struggles, Lovlina Borgohain said, I have to stay away from home for practice and tournaments. I did not go home once in 2018 and this year also. I could not see my mother during the operation. I wanted to be with my mother during that difficult time. But I couldn’t. I have made many sacrifices just to win a medal in the Olympics. A month before the Olympics, I sprained my ankles and it hasn’t fully healed yet, but I didn’t stop and continued to train and play.

This is India’s third medal in Tokyo Olympics

This is India’s third medal in the Tokyo Olympic Games. Earlier, Mirabai Chanu won silver medal in weightlifting for India in Tokyo Olympic Games while PV Sindhu won bronze medal in badminton. Lovlina’s medal is India’s first medal in Olympic boxing in the last nine years.


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