by NEWSNER , 2021-08-04 11:47:02
Lovlina Borgohain of India won bronze after dropping a unanimous decision to top seed Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey in the semi-finals on Wednesday. Lovlina was defeated 0:5 in the first round by all three judges, who ruled in favour of the Turkish boxer. In the second round, Lovlina was cautioned and a point was deducted from her total score. The reigning world champion outboxed Lovlina in the third and final round. Lovlina became only the third Indian boxer to win an Olympic medal, following Vijender Singh and Mary Kom. Lovlina faced Nadine Apetz of Germany in the Round of 16, which she won on a split decision. Lovlina beat Chinese Taipei's Nien-Chin Chen 4:1 in the quarterfinals to advance to the semifinals.