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Boxer Lovlina advances to quarters

Tokyo, July 27 (UNI): Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain overcame a tough challenge from Germany’s Nadine Apetz to register a win in the women’s 69kg (welterweight) category in the round of 16 bouts here on Tuesday at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Borgohain, a two-time world championship bronze medallist, won the bout by a 3:2 split decision at the Ryogoku Kokugikan arena.

She will next face Chinese Taipei’s Nien-Chin Chen in the quarter-finals on Friday.

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