Assam Boxer Lovlina Borgohain Elected As IBA’s Athletes’ Committee Chair & Board of Directors Member

Olympics Bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohain has received the highest number of votes during the election held at the 2022 Women’s World Championships and has therefore been elected as the chair and a voting member on the Board of Directors for the IBA’s Athletes’ Committee.

Apart from Lovlina, Indian boxer Shiva Thapa has also been elected as a member of the IBA Athletes Committee after the polls conducted during the 2021 IBA Men’s World Championships.

Olympics Bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohain has received the highest number of votes during the election held at the 2022 Women’s World Championships and has therefore been elected as the chair and a voting member on the Board of Directors for the IBA’s Athletes’ Committee.

Apart from Lovlina, Indian boxer Shiva Thapa has also been elected as a member of the IBA Athletes Committee after the polls conducted during the 2021 IBA Men’s World Championships.

“This is a huge opportunity for me to promote boxing and I plan to first discuss what all needs to be addressed in Boxing this year with other members and boxers of the world and then take those suggestions and grievances to the Board of Director’s committee,” she added.

Lovlina took to her official Twitter handle to express her delightfulness and also thanked those who voted for her.

“Big congratulations @LovlinaBorgohai for being elected the Chair of the @IBA_Boxing Atheletes’ Committee and @shivathapa for being elected a Member of @IBA_Boxing Athletes’ Committee. It’s a big responsibility and I wish both of you the very best in delivering your duties,” Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur wrote on Twitter while congratulating the athletes.

Meanwhile, the boxers that participated in the Men and Women’s world championships that were held in October 2021 and May 2022 respectively elected Lovlina and Shiva.

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