Tokyo Olympics: Lovlina Borgohain lauded by Sachin Tendulkar, Rishabh Pant after winning bronze medal in boxing

Tokyo Olympics: Lovlina Borgohain lauded by Sachin Tendulkar, Rishabh Pant after winning bronze medal in boxing
Tokyo Olympics: Lovlina Borgohain lauded by Sachin Tendulkar, Rishabh Pant after winning bronze medal in boxing

Tokyo Olympics: Lovlina Borgohain lauded by Sachin Tendulkar, Rishabh Pant after winning bronze medal in boxing – Former India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant were all praise for Lovlina Borgohain for winning a bronze medal in boxing at Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday. This is India’s third medal at Tokyo Olympics as PV Sindhu claimed the bronze in badminton and while Mirabai Channu won a silver medal in weightlifting. 

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Borgohain took the bronze medal after she lost the women’s welterweight (64-69kg) semi-final bout to Turkey’s Busenaz Surmeneli. Busenaz Surmeneli defeated Borgohain by a unanimous decision of 5-0. All five judges gave decisions in the favour of Turkish pugilist as she stamped her dominance.

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Tokyo Olympics: Reacting to Lovlina Borgohain’s win Sachin Tendulkar wrote on Twitter, “Congratulations on winning #Bronze@LovlinaBorgohai ! Terrific achievement to win a medal in your first ever #Olympics With your commitment and hard work, I am sure things will only get better from here. The entire nation is very proud of you. #Tokyo2020 #Boxing.” Sachin also shared a photo of Lovlina on his Twitter. 

Tokyo Olympics: India wicket-keeper batsman Risabh Pant, who is in England for the five-match Test series, wrote, “Another good day for #TeamIndia in Tokyo. 

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@Neeraj_chopra1 and our wrestlers have done so well to progress. Also, very proud of what @LovlinaBorgohai has achieved in the boxing ring with her bronze medal that is sure to inspire so many back home. Come on, India! #Tokyo2020.”

Tokyo Olympics: Former India cricketer Virendra Sehwag shared a photo of Lovlina with the caption reading, “Brilliant Lovlina ! Just the third ever Indian boxer to win an Olympic medal. Congratulations #LovlinaBorgohain on winning the bronze. #Tokyo2020.”

Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir also posted a photo of Lovlina with the caption reading, “You’ve boxed your way into history #Lovlina! Superb!.”