Three boxers from Assam- Lovlina Borgohain, Jamuna Boro, and Shiva Thapa- have featured in the top ranking in amateur boxers’ World Rankings, which were released by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) recently.
In the latest ranking, Lovlina has been ranked 3rd in the 69 kg weight category, Jamuna Boro is ranked 5th in the 54 kg weight category and Thapa is ranked 16th in the 60 kg weight category.
Manipur’s Mary Kom and L Sarita Devi have respectively been ranked 3rd in 51 kg category and 25th in the 60 kg weight category.
In a congratulatory message, the Assam Amateur Boxing Association (AABA) said, “We are proud of our boxers.”
“We never had this kind of feat earlier,” it added.
“We are so glad to announce that three boxers from Assam is in the top and two boxers from neighbouring Manipur are also ranked in the top,” it further added.
“We congratulate all the boxers,” the message by AABA general secretary Hemanta Kumar Kalita further added.