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Assam Assembly’s 30-min ovation to Lovlina on Wednesday

Guwahati, August 3 (UNI): The Assam Assembly would be adjourned for 30 minutes on Wednesday during the semi-final bout of Lovlina Borgohain in Tokyo Olympics.

Borgohain will be taking on world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey in the welterweight women’s boxing semi-final at the Tokyo Olympics.

She has already assured India of another Olympics medal after defeating Chinese Taipei’s Nien-Chin Chen in the quarter final of the women’s welterweight category.

Borgohain, a two-time world championship bronze-medallist, is also the first female boxer from Assam to qualify for the Olympics.

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