Lovlina Borgohain elated to win Asian gold; says it will help her regain form | Boxing News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: Star Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain on Monday mentioned the Asian Championship gold medal is “extraordinarily vital” as she claimed it throughout her first match in a brand new weight class and it’ll play a “decisive position” to regain her misplaced kind.
Lovlina has been fighting kind since she received the Olympic bronze medal in Tokyo final 12 months. She modified her weight class from 69 kg to 75 kg holding in thoughts the Paris Olympics as her division doesn’t characteristic among the many six classes introduced for womens boxing.
Final week, the 25-year-old from Assam produced a decided present to clinch the gold medal in her maiden look within the middleweight division on the Championships in Amman, Jordan.
“This gold means lots to me. Its very vital. It is a confidence booster,” Lovilna advised PTI after she returned to the nation together with the boxing contingent on Monday.
“This was my first championship in a brand new weight class and I received a gold. So I do know that I’m in the best path.
“I had an excellent run within the championship and was comfy with my punches and motion. I’m regaining kind and anticipating to peak on the proper time. These wins matter lots.”
Borgohain, who additionally has two Asian Championships bronze medals, mentioned she is going to attempt to enhance additional and hoped to win the gold medal at subsequent 12 months’s World Championships, which shall be held in India.
“Properly, I’ve received a bronze medal in Olympics final 12 months. I’m making an attempt to do properly in each championship. My rapid goal is to win a gold medal in subsequent 12 months’s World Championship to be held in New Delhi.
“In fact my final intention is to win a gold on the Paris Olympics. I’m striving and dealing arduous to attain that. I hope my finest comes out on the proper time,” she mentioned.
India received 12 medals — 4 gold, two silver and 6 bronze within the championship. Curiously, all of the 4 gold medals had been received by girls boxers.
In addition to Borgohain, Parveen Hooda (63 kg), Saweety Boora (81kg) and Alfiya Pathan (81kg +) received the opposite three gold medals.
“I congratulated all of the three boxers. They’re actually good boxers. Parveen is a younger and gifted boxer who has good method, whereas Saweety and Alfiya are very sturdy and highly effective,” she mentioned.
“I’m certain they’ve an ideal future forward of them. They will do very properly and win medals within the World Championship and Olympics as properly.”


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