Boxer Lovlina Borgohain’s coach Sandhya Gurung has obtained accreditation for the 2022 Commonwealth Video games, based on sources, a day after the boxer’s “psychological harassment” cost. Tokyo Olympics bronze medal-winning boxer Borgohain on Monday took to Twitter, claiming that she has confronted “psychological harassment” because of the fixed removing of her coaches, who helped her win an Olympic medal, from her coaching course of and have been later allowed entry after a number of requests. She additionally claimed that her coach Sandhya Gurung had not been allowed entry into the Commonwealth Video games Village.
“In the present day with a variety of grief, I wish to inform everybody in regards to the steady harassment occurring with me. The coaches who helped me win an Olympic medal are at all times being side-lined which has severely impacted my coaching schedule,” Lovlina wrote in her twitter publish.
“One of many coaches is Sandhya Gurungji, who’s a Dronacharya awardee. I needed to plead with folded arms to get my coaches included within the contingent. I’m feeling mentally harassed due to this ordeal,” she posted. “Proper now, my coach Sandhya Gurung is standing exterior the CWG village and never being allowed to enter. Simply eight days earlier than the beginning of my occasion, my coaching schedule has been hampered. My different coach has been despatched again to India,” she stated.
— Lovlina Borgohain (@LovlinaBorgohai) July 25, 2022
The Indian boxing squad reached the Video games Village in Birmingham on Sunday night time after a coaching stint in Eire however Lovlina’s private coach Sandhya Gurung couldn’t enter the Village since she doesn’t have accreditation.
The Sports activities Ministry swung into motion after Lovlina’s twitter publish and requested the Indian Olympic Affiliation to instantly prepare for Sandhya Gurung’s accreditation in order that she might enter the Video games Village and be with Lovlina.
Lovlina alleged that she endured related therapy earlier than the World Championship in Istanbul and he or she fears that one thing related will occur on the upcoming Birmingham Video games.
“I do not perceive how will I give attention to the Video games (CWG) amidst all this? My world championships additionally suffered due to this. I do not need my CWG to be affected attributable to politics. Hoping I’ll overcome this politics and win a medal for my nation. Jai Hind,” she wrote.
Lovlina had turn out to be solely the third Indian boxer after Vijender Singh (2008) and MC Mary Kom (2012) to win an Olympic medal after she clinched a bronze within the Tokyo Video games.
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