Tokyo Olympics: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain Defeats Nadine Apetz Of Germany To Enter Quarters
Tokyo Olympics: Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) reached the quarter-finals of the women's welterweight (69-75kg) category after defeating Nadine Apetz of Germany in the Round of 16.
- Lovlina Borgohain tormed into quarters of women's welterweight category
- She defeated Germany's Nadine Apetz in Round of 16 in 69-75kg category
- Mary Kom had reached into Last 16 of women's flyweight 48-51 kg category
Boxer Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) reached the quarter-finals of the women's welterweight (69-75kg) category in the Tokyo Olympics after defeating Nadine Apetz of Germany in the Round of 16 at the Kokugikan Arena. Borgohain defeated Apetz 3-2 on Tuesday. The Indian pugilist took Round 1, 3-2 and this created pressure on her German opponent. Lovlina maintained her charge in Round 2, and she unleashed further punches, throwing Apetz off her guard. The 23-year-old did not relent, and in the end, she won the match, progressing to the quarterfinals.
On Sunday, Mary Kom had reached into the Round of 16 of women's flyweight (48-51 kg) category after defeating Miguelina Garcia of the Dominican Republic in the round of 32. Mary Kom defeated Miguelina 4-1.
On Saturday, 29-year-old Vikas Krishnan lost his round of 32 match in the men's welterweight boxing event and bowed out of the mega event.