Speaker Biswajit Daimary has decided to suspend work for half an hour when Lovlina, the first woman Olympian from Assam, will be in the ring at the boxing semi-final of Tokyo Olympics.
Cool and composed Lovlina Borgohain chases historic Olympic final berth. Watch Lovlina Borgohain vs Busenaz Surmeneli on live streaming
Lovlina Borgohain has already assured India a medal from the boxing ring at Tokyo Olympics
Lovlina Borgohain defeated a former world champion to assure India a boxing medal at Tokyo 2020.
Lovlina Borgohain has assured India a boxing medal by entering the 69 kg semifinals. She wants to win gold, nothing less
The 23-year-old's victory on Friday also seemed like the beginning of a new era in Indian women's boxing
The 23-year-old won her quarter-final bout 4-1 to make the last-four where she will meet reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey
India's previous boxing medals have come through Vijender Singh (2008) and M C Mary Kom (2012). Both of them had won bronze medals and Borgohain would look to better that
Borgohain, the lone Indian boxer in action on the day, prevailed 3-2 over her rival who is 12 years her senior
Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain will step into the Tokyo ring on Saturday to begin her quest for Olympic glory
Lovlina, 23, who had qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in March last year, will be competing in the welterweight category (69 kg)
Both Mary Kom and Lovlina are training at the Army Sports Institute in Pune and were inoculated at the Command Hospital.
However, another Olympics-bound boxer, Pooja Rani, will continue to train at Bellary's Inspire Institute of Sports
All four boxers have already secured their tickets to the Tokyo Olympic Games by making the semifinals but Vikas Krishan will come back with at least a silver after entering the final of the Asian Boxing Qualifiers
The athletes for the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) were chosen on the basis of these parameters: global performance trends from most recent Olympic Games, World Championships, Asian Games and Asian Championships, performance of competing international counterparts in the last three years, high performance age of a typical Olympic medallist specific to each event, performance of Indian athletes in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and their progression chart, feedback from NSF, high performance managers,
The Asian Championships are scheduled to be held in the Thai capital of Bangkok from April 19 to 28
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