March 27, 2023
Lovlina Borgohain added fourth gold to India’s tally at the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in New Delhi on Sunday, March 26.
The Olympic bronze medalist from Tokyo put on a strong performance in the 70-75kg finals, defeating Australia’s Caitlin Anne Parker with a 5-2 split decision win after a review.
This is Lovlina’s first gold medal at the competition after settling for bronze in 2018 and 2019 edition.
Meanwhile, Nikhat Zareen (48-50 kg) had earlier defeated Vietnam’s Nguyen Thi Tam to win her second Worlds gold medal.
Nitu Ghanghas (45-48 kg) and Saweety Boora (75-81 kg) also won gold after defeating their respective opponents in the finals on Saturday.