Amman: Olympic bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohain on Wednesday defeated top-seeded Korean Suyeon Seong in the semifinals to reach the women’s 75kg final of the Asian Boxing Championships at Amman in Jordan.
Lovlina registered a comprehensive 5-0 victory over Suyeon. This is for the first time Lovlina is competing in 75 kg category.
In the finals, Lovlina will face Ruzmetova Shokiba of Uzbekistan.
Lovlina moved around well to land her punches from a long range. When the Korean stepped up her attack, the Indian ace replied with well-directed counters. With Suyeon hurting her arm in the final round, Lovlina dominated the proceedings and emerged as the winner.
However in 66 kg category, Assam’s Ankushita Boro lost to Khamidova Navabakhor (Uzbekistan) 4-1