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Shiva Thapa defends his national title, to represent India at World Championship

On an eventful and final day of the Men’s National Boxing Championships 2021 on Tuesday, Assam's Shiva Thapa defended his title against SSCB's Dalveer Singh Tomar 5-0. Now Thapa, a World Championship bronze medalist, will represent India in the coveted tournament, starting October, once again.
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newsboxinga day ago

Boxers Shiva Thapa and Sanjeet inch closer to World Championship berths

In the semi-final clashes on Monday, World Championship bronze medalist Shiva Thapa trounced his opponent Abhishek Yadav 5-0 to make it to the summit bout of the Men's National Boxing Championships. Reigning Asian champion Sanjeet and Husamuddin of Services too progressed to the gold medal clash.
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newsboxing2 days ago

Shiva Thapa, Sachin Siwach enter medal rounds at National Boxing Championship

Current national champion and five-time Asian Championship medalist, Shiva Thapa has made it to the semis in the 63kg weight category at men's National Boxing Championship 2021 on Sunday. Youth World Champion Sachin Siwach, too, progressed to the next round after beating Goa's Roshan Zamir.
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newsboxing4 months ago

2021 Asian Boxing Championships | Amit Panghal and Shiva Thapa enter summit clash

Amit Panghal (52kg) and Shiva Thapa (64kg) entered the gold medal match of their respective categories in the ongoing Asian Boxing Championships, in Dubai, on Friday. Meanwhile, Sanjeet (91kg) also overcame over last year’s silver medallist Sanjar Tursunov on Uzbekistan to set up a title clash.
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newsboxing2 years ago

Shiva Thapa, Pooja Rani clinch gold at Olympic Test event, Ashish Kumar settles for silver

Shiva Thapa (63kg) and Pooja Rani (75kg) clinched gold medals, while Ashish (69kg) settled for silver to wrap up a brilliant campaign for India at the Olympic Test event for boxing on Thursday. The 2020 Summer Olympics is scheduled to be held in Tokyo, Japan from July 24 to August 9.
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newsboxing2 years ago

Olympic Test Event | Shiva Thapa and Pooja Rani qualify for finals

Indian boxers Shiva Thapa and Pooja Rani have made it to the final round of the ongoing Olympic Test Event for boxing in Tokyo on Wednesday. On the other hand, Nikhat Zareen and Vahlimpuia lost their respective semi-final bouts and had to be satisfied with a bronze medal each at the Test event.
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newsboxing2 years ago

Shiva Thapa joins six other Indian boxers in Olympic Test event semi-finals

Four-time Asian medallist Shiva Thapa (63kg) secured a medal at the Olympic Test event in Tokyo, Japan, by winning his quarterfinal bout on Tuesday. Six other Indians made the last-four stage without fighting as they either got byes or were helped by the small size of their respective draws.
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newsboxing2 years ago

Every boxer has a blueprint, says Shiva Thapa

Shiva Thapa has said that he realised every boxer has a “bluprint” after he watched Andy Cruz dismantle Manish Kaushik, who defeated Thapa in the trials to win a spot for the World Championships. Thapa is quite hopeful that he will qualify for his third Olympics in Tokyo in 2020.
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newsboxing2 years ago

World Boxing Championships | Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik secure medals, create history

Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik have secured at least a bronze medal by winning their respective quarter-final bouts on Wednesday in Ekaterinberg, Russia, at the World Boxing Championships. This is the first time in the Indian history that more than one boxer is medalled at the World Championships.
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newsboxing2 years ago

President’s Cup | Shiva Thapa clinches gold after getting walkover in final

Shiva Thapa opened India’s gold medal account in the ongoing President's Cup in Kazakhstan after his opponent sustained an injury and could not compete in the final. This was the boxer’s international debut in the 63 kg category and he stated that he has able to adapt easily to the same.
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