Shiva Thapa, Pooja Rani Bag Gold as Ashish Settles for Silver at Boxing Olympic Test Event

first_imgTokyo: India pugilists Shiva Thapa (63kg) and Pooja Rani (75kg) bagged gold at the Olympic Test Event for Boxing while Ashish (69kg) settled for silver as India ended their campaign on a great note.Four-time Asian medallist Thapa outclassed Kazakhstan’s national champion and Asian bronze winner Sanatali Toltayev 5-0 to claim gold. Former Asian Games bronze medallist Rani also ensured another gold for India as she defeated Australia’s Caitlin Parker.However, Ashish (69kg), went down to Japan’s Sewon Okazawa in the final to end his campaign with a silver medal.Earlier on Wednesday, former junior world champion Nikhat Zareen (51kg), Simranjeet Kaur (60kg), Sumit Sangwan (91kg) and Vahlimpuia (75kg) lost their semi-final bouts to end with bronze. Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. 2020 Olympics2020 tokyo olympicsashishboxing First Published: October 31, 2019, 2:59 PM ISTlast_img

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