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newsboxing9 months 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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newsboxing9 months 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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newsboxing10 months ago

The struggle is far more important than the medals, says Sumit Sangwan

26-year-old Sumit Sangwan, who is arguably one of the biggest underachievers in Indian boxing, has revealed that struggle keeps him happy and added that it is more important than the medals. Sangwan has faced four years of injury and bad luck which has kept him moving in and out of the sport.
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reportboxinga year 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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newsboxinga year ago

Six Indians reach finals of GeeBee Boxing Tournament in different weight categories

Indian boxers Shiva Thapa, Mohammed Hussamuddin, Kavinder Singh Bisht, Dinesh Dagar, Naveen Kumar, and Govind Sahani have qualified for the finals of the ongoing GeeBee Boxing Tournament in Helsinki, Finland. Sumit Sangwan and Sachin Siwach bowed out of the tournament with bronze medals.
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newsboxinga year ago

Shiva Thapa, Sachin Siwach qualify for semi-finals in GeeBee Boxing Tournament

Shiva Thapa and Sachin Siwach have won their respective bouts to make it to the semi-finals of the ongoing GeeBee Boxing Tournament in Helsinki, Finland. Apart from the duo, Mohammed Hussamuddin, Kavinder Singh Bisht, Dinesh Dagar, Naveen Kumar, and Sumit Sangwan will also play the semi-finals.
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newsboxing2 years ago

Indian boxers Sumit Sangwan and Nikhat Zareen reach finals of Belgrade International boxing

Sumit Sangwan and woman boxer Nikhat Zareen managed to punch their way into the finals of the Belgrade International boxing tournament in the men’s 91 kg and the women’s 51 kg category respectively. Eight other Indian boxers reached the finals while five others settled for bronze in Serbia.
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newsboxing2 years ago

Naman Tanwar beats Asian silver-medallist Sumit Sangwan during CWG trials

World youth bronze-medallist Naman Tanwar managed to beat Asian silver-medal awardee Sumit Sangwan in the ongoing heavyweight (91kg) category trials for the CWG competition next month. Tanwar’s selection will only be confirmed after the WSB clash against the Russian team tomorrow.
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newsboxing3 years ago

India Open boxing | Sumit Sangwan, Sarjubala Devi assured medals; Shiva Thapa reaches quarters

Sumit Sangwan, in 91 kg category, and Sarjubala Devi, in 51 kg category, ensured that India will win medals at the inaugural India Open boxing tournament. Shiva Thapa produced a brilliant performance against Dorji Wangdi in his opening clash to win the bout and book a place in the quarterfinals.
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newsboxing3 years ago

Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar clinch Gold at Czech Boxing Tournament

Asian Games silver-medalist Shiva Thapa and Commonwealth Games gold-medalist Manoj Kumar won gold after winning their respective bouts in the 48th Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem boxing tournament in the Czech Republic. In total, India claimed five golds, two silvers and one bronze at the event.
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