Learnt necessary classes from World C’ship loss, says Olympic medallist Lovlina

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Olympic medallist boxer Lovlina Borgohain considers the pre-quarterfinal exit on the recently-held IBA World Championship a much-needed “studying” forward of her future endeavours, beginning with the Birmingham Commonwealth Video games.

Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Lovlina’s World Championship marketing campaign within the 70 kg class got here to an early finish after a disappointing loss within the pre-quarterfinals.

Competing in her first worldwide occasion since her podium end in Tokyo final yr, Lovlina went right down to Cindy Ngamba of Honest Probability Group (FCT) 1-4.

Honest Probability Group has been created by the Worldwide Boxing Affiliation (IBA) for athletes who’ve been compelled to depart their nations, typically due to battle.

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“My preparation (for the World Championships) wasn’t that good. After the Olympics, loads of issues have modified. I needed to give time to many issues, fulfil commitments,” she stated on the sidelines on the felicitation ceremony of the nation’s three medallists within the World Championships — Nikhat Zareen (gold, 52kg), Manisha Moun (bronze, 57kg) and Parveen Hooda (bronze, 63kg).

“However as there’s a saying you do not be taught out of your wins, you be taught out of your defeats and this defeat has taught me essential classes.”

Requested about her future targets, the lanky pugilist from Assam stated: “My important goal nonetheless stays an Olympic gold however I must go step-by-step for that. So the following step is Commonwealth Video games and I need to develop into champion there.”

With one gold and two bronze medals within the World Championships, the Indian crew secured third place within the crew rankings with 23 factors after Turkey (48 factors) and Eire (23 factors), who completed first and second respectively.

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