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Indian Boxer Shiva Thapa attained No.2 spot in World Rankings

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Shiva Thapa(Indian Boxer) obtained No. 2 spot with 1550 points in the 56kg category and the top spot is clinched by Irishman Michael Conlan with 2150 points and won the gold medal at the World Championships held in Doha.

Shiva Thapa

  • Shiva became only the third Indian ever to bag a medal Vijender Singh (2009, bronze) and Vikas Krishan (2011, bronze).

Indian Boxers’ positions

  • 6th: Vikas, 75kg middleweight and lost in the quarterfinals of the Doha event
  • 7th: Satish Kumar, quarterfinalist and super heavyweight +91kg boxers
  • 13th: L Devendro Singh, 49kg category and  lost in the second round
  • 18th: Sumit Sangwan (81kg  category)
  • 37th: Gaurav Bidhuri (52kg category)
  • 58th: Mandeep Jangra, former Asian silver-medallist, 69kg category

Shiva Thapa:

  • Silver medal in World Series of boxing(2014)
  • Youngest Indian to bag Gold at the Asian Confederation Boxing Championship at Amman, Jordan(2013)