Sportstar Aces: Sportswoman of the year nomineesJanuary 17, 2022 22:48 IST
Lovlina, Avani and Mirabai make it to the shortlist
Avani Lekhara (shooting): Avani was simply dazzling in Tokyo, scripting history by emerging as the first Indian woman gold medallist in the Paralympics.
In 2021: Won gold in 10m air rifle in Tokyo, won bronze in 50m rifle 3 positions in Tokyo.
In 2021: Silver in Tokyo.
Lovlina Borgohain (boxing): The gritty 24-year-old from Assam was struck by a bout of COVID-19 in the run-up to Tokyo, but it didn’t stop her from becoming the second Indian woman boxer, after Mary Kom (London 2012) to win an Olympic medal.
In 2021: Won a bronze in the 69kg section in Tokyo.
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