Shiva Thapa wins Bronze at Asian Boxing Championships

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Boxer Shiva Thapa creates history, becomes 1st Indian to win 4 successive medal at Asian Boxing Championship.Shiva Thapa settled for a bronze medal at Asian Boxing Championships in Bangkok on Thursday after losing to gainst 2015 edition’s silver-medalist Kazakhstan’s Zakir Safiullin in 60kg semifinal. He was defeated via a split decision.

Apart from Thapa, Ashish also settled for a bronze after losing to reigning Asian Games Champion 0-5 by Uzbekistan’s Bobo-Usmon Baturov in the 69kg category. Satish also had to settle for a bronze in 91+kg after he was forced to give a walkover to Kazakh Kamshybek Kunkabayev owing to an injury sustained in the previous bout.

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