Lovlina Borgohain is an Indian amateur boxer who is the first woman from Assam to qualify for the Olympics.She is the second boxer from Assam to represent India in boxing after Shiva Thapa.Lovlina’s elder sisters were both Kickboxers. Lovlina too got inspired by them and started Kickboxing when she was in her teenage. Her sisters played the game till the national level but did not pursue it beyond that.Later, she took part in the trials held at her school by the Sports Authority of India. At the trials, she came to the notice of the boxing coach Padum Boro. Padum selected her and began her training in boxing in 2012.Despite being financially unsound, Lovlina’s father struggled a lot to support her.She won a bronze medal at the Asian Boxing Championships in Vietnam in 2017. Lovlina Borgohain during a boxing match.In the same year, he won a bronze at the President’s Cup held in Astana.In 2018, Lovlina participated in the welterweight category in India Open – an international boxing championship and won a gold medal. Her win secured her a place in the Common Wealth Games in 2018. Lovlina Borgohain during the opening ceremony of CWG 2018.Subsequently, she won a silver medal at the Ulaanbaatar Cup in Mongolia and a bronze medal at the 13th International Silesian Championship in Poland.In November 2018, Borgohain won a bronze medal in the Welterweight (69 kg) category at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship, held in New Delhi. Lovlina Borgohain during the opening ceremony of CWG 2018.