Tokyo Olympics: Congratulatory Messages Poured In As Lovlina Borgohain Won Bronze

Published: August 4,2021 12:58 PM

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Boxer Lovlina Borgohain wins bronze medal, loses to Busenaz Sürmeneli of Turkey 0-5 in women's welterweight (64-69kg) semifinal match.

August 4, 2021: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, President Ram Nath Kovind, Sports Minister Anurag Thakur and Kiren Rijiju, the Union Minister of Law and Justice, wishes boxer Lovlina Borgohain after she won the bronze medal in the women's welterweight category (64-69kg) at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday.

Taking to Twitter, PM Modi wrote, “Well fought @LovlinaBorgohai! Her success in the boxing ring inspires several Indians. Her tenacity and determination are admirable. Congratulations to her on winning the Bronze. Best wishes for her future endeavours. #Tokyo2020”

Union Home Minister Amit Shah Twitter and wrote: “You fought like a Champ @LovlinaBorgohai. Your hard work and passion to perform better for the country will surely motivate our youngsters. My heartiest congratulations to you on winning the Bronze medal at #Tokyo2020.”

President Ram Nath Kovind also wrote: “Congratulations to Lovlina Borgohain! With your hard work and dogged determination, you have done the nation proud. Your Bronze medal in boxing at the Olympics Games will inspire the youth, especially young women, to battle with challenges and turn their dreams into reality.”

Sports Minister Anurag Thakur tweeted, "Lovlina, you gave your best punch! India is extremely proud of what you have achieved ! You've achieved a medal in your first Olympics; the journey has just begun!"

Rijiju also took to Twitter and wrote: "Well done @LovlinaBorgohai ! #Boxing #Olympics #Tokyo2020 #Cheer4India Dear @LovlinaBorgohai you have made our country proud! Congratulations on winning Olympic Bronze medal! We are extremely proud of your achievement! #Cheer4India." He further tweeted: Dear @LovlinaBorgohai, you have made our country proud! Hearty congratulations on winning Olympic Bronze medal! We are extremely proud of your achievement! #Cheer4India."

Apart from Union Ministers, Chief Minister of NE and others states also poured wishes for the Bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain.

Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Benarjee also took to Twitter and wrote, “Heartiest congratulations to @LovlinaBorgohai for winning the bronze medal at #Olympics2020. Your incredible effort has made our country proud! Wishing you a very bright future ahead.”

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma also wrote, “Congratulations to Assam’s daughter @LovlinaBorgohain for bringing home the bronze medal in #Olympics boxing. Your name will be etched in golden letters in the history of Assam. The entire nation is proud of your phenomenal achievement.”

Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi also wished and wrote, “Congratulations to Assam's daughter #LovlinaBorgohain, who has picked up coveted #Bronze at the #TokyoOlympics2021. The entire nation is proud of you.This is more than a life moment for all of us. Your hard earned success will definitely inspire the young generation of our nation.”

Former CM Sarbananda Sonowal also wrote, “A Third place medal for the ages! Congratulations to Lovlina Borgohain for power Boxing glove her way to win the #Boxing Bronze medal at #Tokyo2020 . You have made Flag of India immensely proud and have emerged as an icon for our youth. I wish that you achieve much more.

@LovlinaBorgohai #Cheer4India”

Manipur CM N Biren Singh wrote, “Great performance by @LovlinaBorgohai all throughout the Tokyo Olympic 2020. You may have lost the match today but you have already bagged a bronze medal and the country can’t be more proud of your achievement. Congratulations Lovlina.”

Arunachal Pradesh CM also wrote, “Well played…  @LovlinaBorgohai Congratulations on winning Bronze Medal for the country.  We are all proud of you. #Cheers4India #Tokyo2020’