EXCLUSIVE: Lovlina Borgohain REVEALS why she is upset despite a success bronze at Tokyo Olympics – WATCH

Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain on Wednesday (August 4) created history by turning into acceptable the 2d female boxer after MC Mary Kom to salvage an Olympic bronze medal. On the opposite hand, Lovlina, who became once taking part in her maiden Olympics, published that she became once no longer satisfied after taking the bronze medal in the females’s welterweight (64-69kg) category as she said that she had fascinating for gold on the continuing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.  

In an abnormal interview with WION, Lovlina said, “I am satisfied for the medal, but additionally upset as I couldn’t clinch gold, for which I labored very laborious all these years.”

Talking in regards to the bout, the 23-year-broken-down said that, “She [Busenaz Surmeneli] became once very exact. I knew she will be able to attain forward and I believed if I backed down then she will be able to punch me tougher. In declare that’s why I believed of approaching my entrance foot but I failed to successfully deploy my system. I believed of returning the punches in opposition to her that I received but I failed.”

Indian boxer @LovlinaBorgohai speaks to WION on securing bronze medal on the #TokyoOlympics2020@DiggySinghDeo #Olympics #Tokyo2020 #LovlinaBorgohain

— Zee Info English (@ZeeNewsEnglish) August 4, 2021

Here is the video of Lovlina’s semifinal bout:

Interestingly, Borgohain’s medal-a success marketing campaign in the continuing Tokyo Olympics has also brought predominant reduction for her native village in the build of a upright road.

The road connecting Baromuthia village in Assam to her home became once lying brushed off in pathetic instances. But now, the three.5 km muddy ‘kuccha’ road to Lovlina’s home is being repaired by the Public Works Department (PWD) earlier than her return to India with an Olympics medal from Tokyo.

On the opposite hand, Lovlina said that she isn’t awake of it a lot as she kept her social media off to lead certain of any longer or less distraction.

“I became once no longer conscious what became once going down whereas I became once in the bout and later. My social media became once off. So I didn’t know what became once precisely going down,” Lovlina said.

A month earlier than the Olympics I purchased a sprain in my ankles. I purchased so a lot of lend a hand and motivation for this reason I became once in a residing to form. Federation, govt, Assam, each person prayed for me: @LovlinaBorgohai to WION @DiggySinghDeo #Olympics #Tokyo2020 #LovlinaBorgohain

— Zee Info English (@ZeeNewsEnglish) August 4, 2021

Within the meantime, talking about her struggles Lovlina said, “I in actuality must terminate faraway from home for educate and tournaments. I didn’t dash home once in 2018 and this year as neatly. I couldn’t remember my mother for the duration of her operation. I wished to follow my mother for the duration of these sophisticated instances. But I couldn’t.”

“I in actuality comprise made many sacrifices handiest for the motive in the again of a success a medal in Olympics.”

“A month earlier than the Olympics I purchased sprain in my ankles and it’s no longer yet fully recovered but I didn’t conclude and continue to put together and play.”

Lovlina also said that it’s her self-perception which kept her going for the duration of sophisticated instances and now she will be able to focal point and put together for the 2024 Olympics in Paris.

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