Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on October 22nd, 2019 felicitated Assam pugilists Lovlina Borgohain and Jamuna Boro at Sarusajai Stadium, Guwahati for their outstanding performance at the recently held Women’s World Boxing Championship in Russia.
Both the boxers were given Rs 20 lakh cheque each by the Chief Minister at the felicitation ceremony yesterday.
“Both boxers have taken great strides through their performances, having won at the recently concluded Women’s World Boxing Championship in Russia,” (sic) CMO’s official Twitter handle wrote.
Congratulating both the boxers for their splendid performance bringing laurels to the country, Sonowal assured them all support and urged them to aim for greater goals like the Olympics.
Boro and Borgohain who bagged bronze in the recently concluded World Boxing Championships in Ulan-Ude, Russia was accorded a hero’s welcome at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport on October 22nd, 2019. Both the pugilists thanked their fans upon reaching Assam and said they will continue to win more medals for the country.
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