Lovlina Borgohain elected as IBA’s Athletes’ Committee Chair

AWARDS AND SPORTS

International Boxing Association (IBA) announced that Indian boxer and Tokyo Olympics Bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain has received the highest number of votes during the election held at the 2022 Women’s World Championships. She has been elected as the chair and a voting member on the Board of Directors for the IBA’s Athletes’ Committee. Indian boxer Shiva Thapa has also been elected as a member of the IBA Athletes Committee following the election held during the 2021 IBA Men’s World Championships.

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

 

   Important Points for the exam:

  • Indian boxer and Tokyo Olympics Bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain has been elected as the chair and a voting member on the Board of Directors for the IBA’s Athletes’ Committee.
  • Indian boxer Shiva Thapa has also been elected as a member of the IBA Athletes Committee following the election held during the 2021 IBA Men’s World Championships.
  • Lovlina and Shiva were elected by the boxers that participated during the Men and Women’s world championships that were held in October 2021 and May 2022 respectively.

   Facts to Know:

  • International Boxing Association Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland
  • International Boxing Association President: Umar Kremlyov
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