Lovlina Borgohain has scripted history in Tokyo Olympics 2020!
On Friday, she has assured the 2nd medal for India at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. She enters into boxing semi-final after beating former world champion Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei in the quarter-final of the Women’s Welterweight boxing at the Kokukigan Arena on Friday.
While securing a place in the semi-final, Lovlina Borgohain at least assured a bronze medal. Now, she has become the only 3rd Indian boxer to win a boxing medal for India at the Olympics after Mary Kom and Vijender Singh.
India’s Realistic Chances To Win Medals In Tokyo Olympics
Apart from this, the country still has a chance to win medals in the coming days. Let’s have a quick look at India’s realistic chances of winning medals at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
The Indian Men’s Hockey Team – The Men in Blue are taking steps closer to medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020. The Manpreet Singh-led team started with a win over New Zealand. However, Australia thumped the Indian men’s hockey team in their second match. After this, India bounced back strongly and defeated Spain 3-0.
Men’s Shot Put – Tajinderpal Singh Toor qualified for the Tokyo Olympics with a hefty throw of 21.49m at the Indian Athletics Grand Prix 4. Previously, the 26-year-old’s previous best was 20.92m. The qualification round will begin from 3rd August, at 3:45 PM IST.
Badminton – PV Sindhu – She is another hope to bring a medal for India in Tokyo Olympics. She has a lot of expectations on her shoulders, especially after Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth’s failure to qualify for the Olympics.
Few more areas where India can win medals, such as Athletics: Kamalpreet Kaur – Women’s Discus throw, Athletics: Neeraj Chopra – Men’s Javelin Throw, Boxing: Pooja Rani – Women’s Middleweight, and Boxing: Satish Kumar – Men’s Super heavyweight.