Pune: Olympic-bound Indian women boxers M C Mary Kom (51kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Command Hospital, here on Wednesday.
Both Mary and Lovlina are training at the Army Sports Institute here. The ongoing elite women’s national camp, being conducted for the Olympic qualified pugilists, will go on till July 31.
“Alongside the duo, four members from the coaching and support staff team also received their first jab of the vaccine,” the Boxing Federation of India said.
Lovlina, a two-time world bronze-medallist, had been training at the ASI for a while now while six-time world champion Mary landed here on May 5.