Indian fighter Lovlina Borgohain brought home the bronze award in the wake of going down battling in ladies’ welterweight semi-last to the favorite from Turkey Busenaz Surmeneli on Wednesday. It was India’s third award at the continuous Tokyo Olympics. With the bronze, Lovlina turned out to be just the third Indian fighter after Vijender Singh and Mary Kom, both additionally bronze decoration victors, to win an Olympic award.
After her session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed Lovlina and saluted her on winning the bronze decoration. PM revealed to her that her achievement at the Tokyo Games is a “declaration to the ability and relentlessness of our Nari Shakti.” The PM likewise added that Lovlina’s prosperity is a “matter of enormous pride for each Indian.” “Very much battled @LovlinaBorgohai! Her accomplishment in the boxing ring moves a few Indians. Her steadiness and assurance are splendid. Congrats to her on winning the Bronze. All the best for her future undertakings. #Tokyo2020,” PM Modi had prior tweeted. Previous India cricketer Gautam Gambhir too applauded Lovlina and said she’s fighter her way into history. Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal, applauded Lovlina’s incredible effort at the Tokyo Games.
Lovlina lost the first round by means of a split choice to Surmeneli and in the second cycle a point was deducted from her absolute as she got an admonition from the in-ring official. In the third and last round, the prevailing title holder out boxed the Indian. Lovlina, in her lady appearance at the Olympics, gotten the opportunity to turn into the main Indian fighter to arrive at the last. Lovlina had guaranteed herself of a decoration with a 4:1 quarterfinal prevail upon Chinese Taipei’s Nien-Chin Chen prior in the quadrennial occasion.