Lovlina Borgohain, the first woman from Assam to book a spot in Olympics, secured a bronze medal for India at the Tokyo Olympics reaches Guwahati. The ace boxer reached Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Azara at 9.30 AM.
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The state Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Bimol Bora, sports minister and host of international boxers of the state welcomed Lovlina Boragohain.
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Assam State Transport Corporation has prepared a customized chartered bus with a mega poster of the boxer on it.
The Assam government has organized a grand felicitation programme at the Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra on the same day in presence of several top dignitaries including Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
With pride & glory, I welcomed our star Olympian medalist @LovlinaBorgohai at Guwahati airport. Lovlina has ignited a billion dreams with her success in #TokyoOlympics2020 and set an example for budding sports talents in rural areas to aspire for achieving big at the world stage. pic.twitter.com/glcLxgSEml
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) August 12, 2021
Boxer Lovlina Borgohain, the bronze medallist enjoyed home-style Assamese food after more than a year along with Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. “Having home-style Assamese food after more than a year.
Having home-style Assamese food after more than a year. I thank Hon’ble Union Minister Shri @sarbanandsonwal sir for welcoming me with such warmth and sharing a scrumptious meal. pic.twitter.com/NcHeb38KoZ
— Lovlina Borgohain (@LovlinaBorgohai) August 11, 2021
Earlier on Monday, Lovlina after arriving in India from Tokyo had stated that her next aim is to bag gold at Paris 2024. “I want to say thank you to all. I am feeling good after coming back to India,” Lovlina told reporters at the airport. “I will try to change this bronze to gold.” Talking about her plans for the future, she reiterated: “I want to bring a gold medal in Paris Olympics.”
I am grateful to everyone for your love and support. 🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/M3BZ5FvpCS
— Lovlina Borgohain (@LovlinaBorgohai) August 4, 2021