After defeating China’s Nien-Chin Chen in semifinals on July 30th, Indian boxer, Lovlina Borgohain from Assam assured a medal for India in the Tokyo Olympic Games. This would be the first medal for India in Boxing in the Tokyo Olympics. The 23-year old fought (69 kg) against world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey hammering her with score of 4-1.
Borgohain is herself a two-time bronze-medalist at world championship who gave her game an aggressive start followed by stupendous counter-attacks against Chen.
However, the six time world champion legend Mary Kom lost her bout in Tokyo Olympics against Ingrit Victoria of Valencia and now Mary’s journey in Tokyo Olympics has come to an end.