newsboxinga month 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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newsboxinga month 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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newsboxinga month 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 months 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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newsboxing3 months 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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newsboxing5 months 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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newsboxing5 months ago

World Boxing Championship | Shiva Thapa fails to make it to Indian squad

Shiva Thapa failed to get selected in the Indian boxing squad for the upcoming World Boxing Championships as he was beaten by Manish Kaushik in the 63kg category. Amit Panghal will lead the Indian challenge in the global event to be held in Ekaterinburg, Russia from September 7 to 21.
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newsboxing7 months ago

I’m very surprised and shocked at the same time, says Shiva Thapa after IOC’s recommendation on AIBA

After IOC recommended to strip the AIBA from organising the boxing matches at the upcoming Olympics next year, Shiva Thapa has stated that he is shocked and surprised with the recommendation. Thapa has said that he is working hard to ensure that he represents India in the Tokyo Olympics.
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newsboxing7 months ago

India Open Boxing | Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa register easy wins, Gaurav Solanki stunned by Sachin Siwach

23-year-old Amit Panghal and 25-year-old Shiva Thapa breezed through into the finals of the 52 kg and 60 kg categories respectively. However, Commonwealth Games flyweight champion Gaurav Solanki suffered a shock defeat to 20-year-old Sachin Siwach to crash out in the semi-finals.
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reportboxing7 months ago

India Open Boxing | Shiva Thapa and Amit Panghal storm into semi-finals

Indian boxers Shiva Thapa and Amit Panghal have made it to the semi-finals of the ongoing India Open Boxing tournament in Guwahati. Thapa won the 60kg category bout against Hellene Damien of Mauritius while in the 52kg category, Panghal got the better of Thai boxer against Chakapong Chanpirom.
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