Tokyo Olympics Boxing LIVE: Lovlina Borgohain bows out of semi-finals after 5-0 defeat against Turkey’s Busenaz Surmeneli; confirms another bronze medal for India

Tokyo Olympics Boxing LIVE – Lovlina Borgohain Semifinals: Lovlina vs Sürmeneli live – Lovlina Borgohain bows out of the Tokyo Olympics semi-finals after a 5-0 defeat by Turkey’s Busenaz Surmenel. It was a tough fight against the World Champion from Turkey. However, Lovlina has confirmed another bronze medal for India. Last week became the third boxer to clinch an Olympic medal for India after the legendary Mary Kom and Vijender Singh.

Tokyo Olympics Boxing LIVE – Lovlina Borgohain vs Sürmeneli live updates

@11:16 AM: Sürmeneli wins 5-0 against Lovlina Borgohain to enter finals. She will face either USA’s Jones or China’s GU.

@11:14 AM: Round 3 starts-

  • Very tough for Lovlina to come back now, every judge has given 20-17 in favor of Sürmeneli.
  • Looks like the only way Lovlina can win now is by knockout- RSP (Referee Stops Play)
  • Referee gives a count of 8 to Lovlina, Sürmeneli dominating this bout now.
  • Less than 30 seconds left, Lovlina looks tired now.

@11:10 AM: Round 2 starts-

  • Lovlina needs to come back in Round 2.
  • Sürmeneli has been landing punches accurately and Lovlina is trying her best to be on guard.
  • Lovlina tried to land uppercuts but failed, she is trying to land body punches.
  • Great jabs in the dying seconds of Round 2 by Lovlina, but will it be enough?
  • Another point ha been deducted as Lovlina landed a punch after the referee blew the whistle

@11:06 AM: Round 1 starts- 

  • Lovlina on guard during starting stages
  • Great uppercuts by Lovlina, it has been a close match so far.
  • The referee is interrupting the match, both the boxers are really aggressive
  • Sürmeneli takes the first bout.

@11:04 AM: Lovlina Borgohain arrives at the ring.

@11:02 AM:

Referees/Judges
Function Name
Referee

CUB

VAZQUEZ CALERO Wilfredo
Judge 1

AZE

BABANLI Anar
Judge 2

SRI

THAMPU Nelka Shiromala
Judge 3

MAR

ABDELLATIF Makfouni
Judge 4

COL

OLIVARES PEREZ Wulfren
Judge 5

ALG

MOKRETARI Sidali

Tokyo Olympics Boxing LIVE

@11:01 AM: Bulgaria’s Krasteva has reached the finals of women’s flyweight.

@11:00 AM: All the 3 rounds of the match between Japan’s Namiki vs Bulgaria’s Krasteva are over and we are waiting for the results

@10:55 AM: Lovlina Borgohain and Busenaz Sürmeneli have never faced each other in any event.

@10:47 AM: Lovlina’s match will be followed by Japan’s Namiki vs Bulgaria’s Krasteva.

@10:45 AM: We are just 15 minutes away before Lovlina faces Surmeneli in the semi-finals. A medal is confirmed! Can the color be changed? Stay tuned for live updates

Tokyo Olympics Boxing LIVE: Lovlina Borgohain 1 step away from Olympic Gold medal match, Follow Lovlina vs Sürmeneli live

Tokyo Olympics Boxing LIVE – Lovlina Borgohain Semifinals LIVE: Borgohain, who qualified for the semi-finals, thus assuring her a medal, will be aiming for gold, with India having not won the top podium spot in the last two Olympics. The 23-year-old has stunned one and all in the competition so far and secured a top-four spot with a brilliant 4-1 win over double World Championship medallist Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei.

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Tokyo Olympics Boxing LIVE: Lovlina Borgohain Semifinals LIVE – Know her opponent?

  • Her opponent, Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey is the top seed in the weight category.
  • The 23-year-old won the World Championships in 2019, an event where Borgohain clinched the bronze.
  • The Turkish pugilist bagged a bronze in the 2019 European Championship and comes into the clash after defeating Ukraine’s Anna Lysenko 5-0.

No Indian female athlete has won the gold medal at the Olympics, and Lovlina Borgohain will be aiming to rewrite history when she steps into the ring. The 23-year-old, who looks up to Mary Kom as an inspiration, will have eyes on the final and look to breach her Turkish opponent’s defence.

Tokyo Olympics Boxing LIVE

Match Details: Lovlina Borgohain vs Busenaz Sürmeneli (Boxing- Women’s welterweight semifinals)

Time: 11:00 AM IST

Date: 04-08-2021

Venue: Kokugikan Arena 

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