Asian Games: Shiva Thapa Enters Quarters of 56kg Boxing Event

Updated: 26 September 2014 13:47 IST

Shiva Thapa was adjudged winner against Nadir of Pakistan by technical knockout due to injury in the round of 16 bout at the Seonhak Gymnasium.

Asian Games: Shiva Thapa Enters Quarters of 56kg Boxing Event
Shiva Thapa (L) with his boxing coach during the Asian Games. © PTI

Incheon:

Indian boxer Shiva Thapa advanced to the quarterfinals of the bantamweight (56kg) category at the 17th Asian Games here on Friday. (Day 7 Blog)

Thapa was adjudged winner against Nadir of Pakistan by technical knockout due to injury in the round of 16 bout at the Seonhak Gymnasium.

The 20-year-old took just a minute and five seconds, recording a round one TKO-I win over the Pakistani fighter.

Kuldeep Singh (men's light heavy-81kg), Akhil Kumar (men's light-60kg) and Amritpreet Singh(men's heavy-91kg) - all round of 16 matches - are the other Indians in the fray Friday.



Topics : Asian Games 2014 Boxing
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