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Assam's Lovlina Borgohain Ascended to World Ranking 3

G Plus News | February 14, 2020 12:19 hrs

GUWAHATI: Just ahead of Tokyo Olympic 2020, Assam Pugilist Lovlina Borgohain has ascended to World’s Third rank in the category of 69 kg.

The ranking was handed over to Borgohain by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Boxing Task Force.

It may be mentioned that the 23-year-old also is a two-time world bronze-medalist.

Meanwhile, Amit panghal has been ranked No. 1 in the light flyweight (Men's 49 kg) category. 

On the other hand, MC Mary Kom is ranked 5th in the 51 kg category.

Congratulating Amit Panghal and Lovlina Borgohain the official account of the Office of Kiren Rijiju tweeted, “A big day for boxing in India. @boxerpanghal is World #1 in men’s 52 kg in latest world rankings released by @iocmedia Task Force.  @lovlinaborgohai at World #3 in 69 kg is the highest ranked women’s boxer. @RijijuOffice congratulates them on this achivement.”

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