GUWAHATI: Assam pugilist Shiva Thapa has bagged a gold medal in the Men's National Boxing Championship today.
Shiva Thapa defeated Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) boxer Dalveer Singh Tomar by 5-0.
Thapa with his victory has qualified for AIBA Elite World Boxing Championship at Belgrade, Serbia scheduled between October 26th to November 6th.
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Shiva Thapa's performance in the competition had been consistent and promising as he had defeated Uttar Pradesh’s Abhishek Yadav by 4-1 in the semi-finals as well.
A total of 13 finals, involving 26 boxers, are in progress at the Elite Men’s National Boxing Championships.
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