Lovlina Borgohain secures bronze at President’s Cup boxing

Earlier, Nation's Cup gold medallist Neeraj (51kg) lost in the quarterfinals to Kazakh Shekerebekova. The tournament features both men's and women's competition with close to 150 boxers vying for the top honours.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: June 10, 2017 1:23 am
LovlinaBoroghain (75kg) bagged a bronze medal at the President’s Cup

Indian boxer Lovlina Boroghain (75kg) managed to bag a bronze medal at the President’s Cup. She did so after failing to win in the semifinals round of the tournament which is being held in Astana, Kazakhstan. In the semi-finals, she lost to Shakimova (Kazakhstan). With this win, she became the only Indian to register a win in the tournament. Earlier, lost in Neeraj (51kg), who won a gold medal in the Nation’s Cup lost in the quarterfinals to Kazakh Shekerebekova.

Meanwhile, another Indian athlete, lost in Neeraj (51kg), who won a gold medal in the Nation’s Cup lost in the quarterfinals to Kazakh’s Shekerebekova.

However, other contenders – Siwi Boora (60kg) and Devanshu Jaiswal (81kg) who were in the fray also lost in their respective women’s and men’s quarterfinals.

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