The U23 World Wrestling Championship 2021 concluded on November 7 in Serbia's capital Belgrade. India won five medals in the event in different categories. The event is also said to be India's most successful performance since the beginning of the event in 2017. Shivani Pawar won silver in 50kg, Anju win bronze in 55kg followed by Divya Kakran (62kg) Radhika (65kg), and Nisha Dahiya (72kg).
Indian shooter Avani Lekhara has won a bronze medal at Tokyo Paralympics in the 50m Rifle 3 Position SH1 on September 3. Following the win of bronze, 19-year-old Lekhara became the first Indian to win two Paralympic medals as she had already won Gold in the 10m air rifle standing SH1 event on August 30. However, China's Zhang Cuiping and Germany's Natascha Hiltrop won gold and silver, respectively.
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Lovlina Borgohain of India clinched bronze after dropping a unanimous decision to top seed Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey in the Women's welterweight semi-finals on August 4. Borgohain was defeated 0:5 in the first round and was outthrown by Surmeneli in the final round. After Vijender Singh and Mary Kom, Borgohain is the third Indian boxer to have won an Olympic medal in boxing.
Pugilist Lovlina Borgohain bags bronze, India's second medal at the 2020 Olympic in the 69kg Woman's Welterweight boxing on July 30, following Mirabai Chanu's Silver medal in the Woman's Weightlifting. Borgohain won the quarter-finals defeating the former world champion Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei. However, she has become the third to win the medal and will next fight for the silver in the semi-finals.
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