Boxer Lovlina Borgohain has ensured another Olympic medal for India by defeating Chinese Taipei’s Nien-Chin Chen. She became the third Indian boxer to bring home an Olympic medal after Vijender Singh (2008) and Mary Kom (2012). Borgohain will now be fighting Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey in the Tokyo Olympics women’s boxing semi-final bout on August 4.
She is now working her way up to win India’s first silver or even gold medal for boxing in the Olympics. She has previously won bronze medals twice in the World Championship and once in the Asain Championship.
Despite her well-deserved victory, her next match will be quite a challenge. She will be fighting against reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey. In her quarterfinal match, Surmeneli hammered Ukraine’s, Anna Lysenko. In the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics, she has won both her bouts with a 5-0 scoreline. Surmeneli is currently ranked 2nd in the world.
Lovlina Borgohain women’s boxing semi-final bout timings
According to the Olympics’ official website, Lovlina Borgohain’s match is scheduled for August 4. The match timing is 11:00 AM IST. Check here for your time zone.
Where to watch Lovlina Borgohain women’s boxing semi-finals?
You can use a VPN service as some of the following options are region-specific.
Sony Sports Network is the official broadcaster of the Olympic Games in India. Users can watch the match on Sony Ten1, Sony Ten2, Sony Ten3, and Sony SIX. Those who don’t have a TV subscription can also watch the match for free on DD National or DD Sports.
You can watch Tokyo Olympics 2020 on the JioTV app, whose access comes bundled with their Jio SIM. Besides this, JioFiber users who have a data plan priced at ₹999 or above can watch the match for free using the free SonyLIV subscription.
American fans can stream the women’s boxing semi-final for free on Peacock. You can sign up for a no-strings-attached 7-day trial of the service and tune in to NBC to watch the match.
Those checking in from the UK can rely on the BBC iPlayer. You can watch the women’s boxing semifinal for free on the popular service.
The host nation will broadcast the Indian women’s boxing semi-final on the Argentine XI via Gorin. The streaming website is a free and reliable source for watching all the Olympic rounds.
Australian followers can watch the women’s boxing semi-final online using the 7Plus website.