Tokyo Olympics: Dissatisfied Lovlina Borgohain desirous to analyse and begin working | Tokyo Olympics Information

Lovlina Borgohain might have misplaced her semifinal bout on Wednesday towards Turkey’s world champion Busenaz Surmeneli however she stays undaunted in her objective in direction of the elusive Olympic medal.
“Shedding isn’t an choice for me and I knew I might win this match. I’m not happy with this bronze and I simply wish to change the color of my medal to gold,” the bronze medallist informed TOI completely whereas answering queries after the bout.
That dream doesn’t appear an unlikely choice contemplating the truth that the 23-year-old began boxing from 2012 and has two World Championship bronze amongst her many titles, that now contains being an Olympic medallist.
Lovlina gave her all the things within the ring through the semis regardless of Surmeneli successful it unanimously. Whereas the match can be remembered for the Turkish boxer’s power, one won’t simply neglect the courageous struggle that Lovlina placed on towards the world No. 1 boxer. Nonetheless, she by no means fought Surmeneli earlier and the dearth of that have damage her on the finish of the day.
“Taking part in towards the world champion was a privilege. Nevertheless it’s not like she is unbeatable. I should analyse the struggle to know what I might have finished higher. As soon as I do this, I should begin working,” mentioned Borgohain.
For now, although, she can be taking a break from boxing for a while. The previous few months have been actually troublesome for her in each sense and she or he wants all the remainder she will get, each bodily and mentally.
First, she examined Covid constructive final 12 months and missed a tour to Europe. Then her mom needed to bear a significant surgical procedure. In the course of the second Covid wave early this 12 months, the nationwide camp in Delhi needed to be halted and she or he needed to practice on her personal in a resort room for days.
However she has taken all of that in her stride and needs to stay focussed on her objective, an Olympic gold. “In life, no nice issues come simply. There are all the time some difficulties or the opposite and will probably be there sooner or later additionally. Regardless of that my focus can be to all the time give my 200% and overcome these difficulties,” mentioned the boxer.
As she strives for greatness, Lovlina acknowledged as soon as once more how her household has been her fixed assist through the years. “My household’s assist has been my largest power all through this time. And I really feel fortunate that I’ve bought a household that has supported me by thick and skinny regardless of going by troubles of their very own,” added.
Aside from her household, her long-time coach Sandhya Gurung can also be there to mentor her and ensure she is ready nicely for the upcoming challenges. ‘Sandhya ma’am’, as Lovlina calls her, has been together with her since her early days and is greater than happy with what her pupil has achieved in Tokyo.
“I all the time name her a tiger and she or he fought similar to one in Tokyo. She made a couple of errors within the semifinal bout however other than that she fought very nicely,” mentioned Gurung, whom Lovlina has all the time credited for her rise to the highest.
With all of the assist that she will get, one can certainly count on nice issues from Lovlina however for now she must relaxation and simply bask within the glory for a couple of days.

Leave a Comment