Guwahati, February 13, 2020:

Assam Pugilist Lovlina Borgohain has ascended to World’s Third rank in the category of 69 kg after the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Boxing Task Force handed her the position just ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Qualifiers.

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It may be mentioned here that with World’s No. 3 rank, Lovlina holds the best position among Indian women. The 23-year-old also is a two-time world bronze-medalist.

Meanwhile, Amit Panghal has been ranked world number 1 for the Olympic qualifier by the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Boxing Task force.

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The Olympic qualifiers are scheduled for March 2020 in Jordan. It has been over a decade that an Indian pugilist had achieved this position.

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