Ahead of essential bout, prayers in Assam for boxer Lovlina Borgohain

Prayers had been held throughout Assam for ace boxer Lovlina Borgohain on Tuesday forward of her essential bout on August 4.

Borgohain will tackle reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey within the Olympic semifinals on Wednesday. The first sportsperson from the state to safe a medal within the historical past of 125 years of the sport, the ace boxer would bout tomorrow to safe her berth for the Olympic ultimate, a feat by no means


A programme was organised within the Nehru Stadium to wish for Borgohain which was attended by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

By lighting a candle in entrance of the statue of Radha Govinda Baruah, Chief Minister Sarma marked the auspicious inauguration of the programme.

Sarma mentioned the programme was organised to wish for Borgohain forward of her Olympic semi-final.

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