Tokyo Olympics: Ali’s photo published in a newspaper changed Lovlina’s life, know the interesting story
Tokyo Olympics Games, Boxing, Lovlina Borgohain Medal: In the Olympic Games being played on Japanese soil, Lovlina of Assam, India has proved her punch. In the quarter-final match of boxing, Lovlina has made her place in the semi-finals by winning a resounding victory. With this victory, India’s second medal has now been confirmed. This victory is special in many ways. Let us know who is Lovlina after all and how has been her historical journey from Assam to Japan…
The woman player from the northeastern state of Assam, Lavlina, who has always won by defeating her, is a former world champion and has lost her in many matches so far. It is said that Lovlina was also defeated by him in the 2018 World Championship. 23-year-old Lovlina, who lives in a small village and Gurbat, has also made her way to the Olympics despite many financial difficulties.
Lovlina Borgohain was born on 2 October 1997 in the Golaghat district of Assam to Tiken and Mamoni Borgohain. Her father Tiken was a small businessman and had to struggle financially to support her daughter in her aspirations.
Seeing Ali’s photo in the newspaper,
it is said about Lovlina, who chose boxing, that one day her father brought sweets wrapped in a newspaper, then Lovlina saw the photo of Mohammad Ali in it. The father then narrated the story of Muhammad Ali to the daughter and then the boxing journey started. Ali’s character was liked by Lovlina so much that she decided to become like Ali. When the Sports Authority of India trials were held in primary school, coach Padum Boro’s jeweler eye fell on Lovlina. Within 5 years, she had reached bronze in the Asian Boxing Championship.
#WATCH | Assam: Villagers and neighbours of boxer Lovlina Borgohain in Sarupathar, Golaghat were seen celebrating her victory in the Boxing, Women’s Welterweight (64-69kg), Quarterfinal 2 in #TokyoOlympics pic.twitter.com/56WuNdp841
— ANI (@ANI) July 30, 2021
media reports, the few months before the Olympics were not easy for Lovlina. When all the players were practicing hard, then Lovlina’s mother was to undergo a kidney transplant and, she was with the mother. After this, due to the second wave of Corona, he had to train in his room for a long time because some people from the coaching staff were infected.