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 Assam boxers Shiva Thapa, Lovlina Borgohain To Start Campaign Today In Asian Boxing Championships

Asian Boxing Championships

 

Our Sports Reporter

GUWAHATI: Two Assam boxers Shiva Thapa and Lovlina Borgohain will start their campaign in the Asian Boxing Championships 2019 in Bangkok tomorrow. Three-time Asian Championships medallist Shiva Thapa will begin his quest for a fourth medal against Korea’s Kim Wonho.

On the women’s side medal hope Lovlina Borgohain will face off against Tran Thi Lin of Vietnam in the Welterweight category. After seven successful editions, the women’s competition will be held simultaneously as the men at the Asian Championships for the very first time. In the last edition, the Indian women grabbed a total of seven medals that included one gold, one silver and five bronze.

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