Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Asian Games: Lovlina enters 75kg final, secures Paris Olympic quota; Preeti bags bronze in 54kg boxing event

Olympic bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain made it to the final of the women’s 75kg boxing event at the 19th Asian Games with a 5:0 unanimous win over Maneekon Baison of Thailand, here on Tuesday.

Moreover, Lovlina secured a 2024 Paris Olympic quota by virtue of making it to the final of her weight category.

Earlier, Preeti, who secured a 2024 Olympic quota by reaching the last four in 54kg weight category, clinched a bronze medal after losing to China’s Yuan Chang in the semifinal, here on Tuesday.

In the semifinal, Preeti suffered a loss against the Chinese by a unanimous 5:0 verdict.

Preeti’s bronze medal further strengthens India’s position in fourth place on the medal standings with 62 medals in total, including 13 gold, 24 silver and 25 bronze medals.

More to follow…

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