Fantastic exemplar during the Covid-19 pandemic – India’s Tokyo Olympian Lovlina Borgohain donated the needy people in the Assam region

India’s two-time AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain donated one of the main local aid organizations the Assam Arogya Nidhi with financial support first to their fights against the Covid-19 Coronavirus. Following her first gesture, the Indian boxer arranged 250 packets of fruits, vegetables and other kind of foods to support the need people of her region in Barpathar area.

The Assam Arogya Nidhi (AAN) is an Indian regional and local governmental initiative which provides financial assistances for treatment of selected life threatening diseases. The project is available for low income people of the Assam region who can receive financial support for covering their expenses to disease diagnosis, to get treatments and purchase their medicines.

India’s welterweight (69kg) boxer is one of their top team members who began the sport in 2012 following she switched from other martial arts. Lovlina Borgohain qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games through the Asian & Oceanian Olympic Boxing Qualifying Event which was held in Amman, Jordan on March this year. The 23-year-old Indian claimed bronze medal in the Qualifying Event and she has more than one year to prepare well to the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games.

The Indian boxer competed in various junior and youth events until 2015 and joined to the elite national team in 2017. Lovlina Borgohain claimed bronze medals in the 2018 and 2019 editions of the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships which global events were held in New Delhi and in Ulan-Ude.

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