Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain wins bronze medal

India’s Lovlina Borgohain bagged a bronze medal in the women’s welterweight semifinal (69kg) of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, on Wednesday. With this win, she becomes the third Indian boxer after Mary Kom and Vijender Singh to win a boxing medal at the Olympics.

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind extended his greetings to the Olympic medalist through a tweet.

“Congratulations to Lovlina Borgohain! With your hard work and dogged determination, you have done the nation proud. Your Bronze medal in boxing at the Olympics Games will inspire the youth, especially young women, to battle with challenges and turn their dreams into reality,” he tweeted.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated boxer Lovlina Borgohain on winning a bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics and said her tenacity and determination are admirable.

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