Borgohain was born on 2 October 1997 in Assam

Her father Tiken struggled financially to support his daughter's ambition 

She was noticed and selected by renowned Coach Padum Chandra Bodo in 2012

She won gold medal at the 1st India Open International Boxing Tournament in New Delhi  

Her selection in the 2018 Commonwealth Games was attributed to her success 

She represented India for the first time at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championship, held in New Delhi in 2018

In 2020, she has become the first ever sportswoman from Assam to qualify for the Olympics 

She won a bronze medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in the women's welterweight event 

In 2020, she received Arjuna Award 

She awarded by Khel Ratna Award in 2021, highest sporting honour of India