Tokyo Olympics: Ecstatic Indian cricket fraternity congratulates Lovlina Borgohain after boxer assures India of 2nd medal: Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain etched her name in the history books after reaching the semi-finals of the women’s 69kg welterweight category, thereby confirming India’s 2nd medal in Tokyo Olympics. Her triumph in the difficult third round against Chen Nien-chin was commended by all and India’s cricket fraternity rejoiced too. Indian veterans- Wasim Jaffer, Yusuf Pathan, Mohammad Kaif, and VVS Laxman were amongst the firsts to congratulate Lovlina on her medal.
After her heroics, she has booked a sure-shot bronze medal for India. As Indians pump her to clinch for gold in the remaining contests, wishes pour in huge numbers from the cricket fraternity. BCCI Secretary- Jay Shah and former Indian pacer RP Singh heaped praises for the Indian boxer on her achievement.
Congratulations @LovlinaBorgohai on beating former World Champion Chen Nien-Chin and entering the semis of the women’s welterweight category. 🥇 Let’s go for Gold, Lovlina! #Boxing #LovlinaBorgohain #Cheer4India 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/pw6Et4yIBo
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) July 30, 2021
— R P Singh रुद्र प्रताप सिंह (@rpsingh) July 30, 2021
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) July 30, 2021
— Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) July 30, 2021
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) July 30, 2021
What a start to the day!
A second #medal for India at the #Olympics is confirmed now!!
Congratulations #LovelinaBorgohain #Boxing #TeamIndia #Ind #IndiaAtTokyo2020 #Tokyo2020 #TokyoOlympics pic.twitter.com/s0cLCiDXmV
— MANOJ TIWARY (@tiwarymanoj) July 30, 2021
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) July 30, 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur also congratulated the boxer.
Lovlina has entered the Semi Finals !
Well done @LovlinaBorgohai, what an amazing news for India to wake up to today!
We’ve been glued to the tv screen watching you in action! https://t.co/s1Tk1BGxV7
— Anurag Thakur (@ianuragthakur) July 30, 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Even IPL franchisees cheered for the Indian boxer as she cruised her way to the semi-finals.
Medal incoming 🔥🔥🔥@LovlinaBorgohai beats former World Champion Chen Nien-Chin 4⃣-1️⃣ in a dominating performance that guarantees 🇮🇳 a 🏅
— Delhi Capitals (Stay Home. Wear Double Masks😷) (@DelhiCapitals) July 30, 2021
Lovlina Borgohain assures 🇮🇳 a medal by defeating former world champion Nien-Chin Chen 4-1 to storm into the semis!
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) July 30, 2021
𝗗𝗢𝗠𝗜𝗡𝗔𝗡Շ🥊 @LovlinaBorgohai is storming into the semifinal round at the Tokyo Olympics and has guaranteed a medal for India! An inspiring performance, as she defeated world no. 2 4️⃣-1️⃣#OneFamily #MumbaiIndians #Cheer4India @WeAreTeamIndia pic.twitter.com/2ipcMoeuqB
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) July 30, 2021
— Chennai Super Kings – Mask P😷du Whistle P🥳du! (@ChennaiIPL) July 30, 2021
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) July 30, 2021