World Women’s Boxing Championships: Lovlina wins World Women’s Boxing Championships QF

Lovlina will face former World Champion Li Qian of China in the semi-finals.

In the World Women’s Boxing Championships, Lovlina Borgohain, a three-time Olympic medalist, was one of four Indian boxers to win their quarterfinal bouts. The match was at K D Jadhav Hall in Delhi yesterday.

Lovlina Borgohain defeated Mozambique’s World bronze medal winner, Rady Gramane, 5-0 in a very physical contest. During her bout, she managed to maintain a reasonable distance and used her counterpunches, despite being hit a few times herself. She is now set to face two-time Olympic medallist and former World Champion Li Qian of China.

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Lovlina, alongside World Champion Nikhat Zareen, led the Indian charge in the quarterfinal rounds to ensure four Indian pugilists remained in contention at the semifinal stage.