Olympics 2020: Debutant Lovlina Borgohain secures a medal for India 

Lovlina Borgohain out-punched Chinese Taipei's Nien-Chin Chen to win women's Welter(64-69kg) by 4-1 and assures a bronze medal

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Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain secures a medal for India in the Tokyo Olympics. She out-punched Chinese Taipei's Nien-Chin Chen to win women's Welter(64-69kg) by 4-1. Lovlina is assured of a bronze medal after her victory in the match. She will face Busenaz Surmeneli, the Turkey boxer, in the Tokyo Olympics semi-finals. Social media is on fire with congratulatory messages for the Indian boxer.

Lovlina Borgohain's debut Olympics journey has brought her to this stage with a lot of hard work and dedication. She first entered the quarter-final of Olympics 2020 by defeating Nadine Apetz, the German boxer, by 3-2.  

Lovlina Borgohain is a two-times champion with a bronze medal in World and Asian championships. She qualified for the Olympics and became the first woman to qualify from Assam. In 2017 she came into recognition after winning a bronze medal at the Asian Boxing Championships in the Women's Welterweight category. The most significant break for Lovlina was when she qualified for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.