Guwahati: Indian pugilist Lovlina Borgohain (70kg) cruised to the quarterfinals of the women’s light middleweight category with a 5-0 win against New Zealand’s Ariana Nicholson at the Commonwealth Games2022.
The Assam girl will now face Rosie Eccles of Wales in the quarterfinals on August 3.
Earlier, Assam Boxer Shiva Thapa outplayed Pakistani opponent Suleman Baloch in his opening bout at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham last Friday.
The former Asian gold winner gets off to a strong start to his CWG 2022 campaign with a dominating 5-0 win against Baloch Suleman in the men’s 63.5 kg category.
Thapa now moves to the round of 16 and will face Scotland’s Reese Lynch on Sunday.