While Nikhat added a second world title to her name, Lovlina broke the ‘bronze jinx’ to claim her first-ever gold medal at the tournament.
“Congratulations @LovlinaBorgohai for her stupendous feat at the Boxing World Championships. She showed great skill. India is delighted by her winning the Gold medal,” PM Modi wrote in a Tweet.
Congratulations @LovlinaBorgohai for her stupendous feat at the Boxing World Championships. She showed great skill.… https://t.co/vWwkVeVZeZ
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1679844832000
“Congratulations to Nikhat Zareen for her spectacular victory at the World Boxing Championships and winning a Gold. She is an outstanding champion whose success has made India proud on many occasions,” the PM wrote in another Tweet.
Congratulations to @nikhat_zareen for her spectacular victory at the World Boxing Championships and winning a Gold.… https://t.co/VMk5iMphVD
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1679844598000
Both Zareen and Borgohain made it a golden Sunday for India at the Women’s World Boxing Championships.
While Zareen won the gold in the 50 kg category, Borgohain clinched the yellow metal in the 75 kg category.
Zareen registered a 5-0 victory in the final bout against Vietnam’s Nguyen Thi Tam to claim India’s third gold in the tournament before Lovlina Borgohain won the summit clash against Australia’s Caitlin Parker with a split 5-2 verdict.
(With inputs from IANS)