Lovlina Borgohain and Jamuna Boro do it AGAIN!
This has been a great year for women in sports; particuarly Assamese women in sports! It is no surprise then, that upon the return of brilliant boxers; Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal felicitated both Lovlina Borgohain and Jamuna Boro for their brilliant performance at the Women’s World Boxing Championship held in Ula-Ude, Russia by presenting them with a cheque of Rs 20 lakh each.
Golaghat’s Lovlina had to settle for bronze as she was defeated by China’s Yang Liu in the 69 kg category in a split-decision of 2:3 to end her campaign at the championship.
On the other hand, Sonitpur’s Jamuna Boro also settled for bronze after her defeat in the semi-final match of the championship.
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