Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, two others enter quarterfinals


Bangkok: Shiva Thapa entered the pre-quarterfinals of the Asian Boxing Championships at Bangkok with a 4-1 win over Korea’s Kim Wonho in 60 kg category on Saturday.

This apart, World Championships bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain (69 kg) and Deepak (49 kg) also made it to the last-eight stage.

Lovlina Borgohain advanced to the quarter-finals after she defeated Tran Thi Linh of Vietnam with 5-0 scoreline.

Similarly, National champion and Makran Cup gold medallist Deepak continued his good form with yet another commanding 5-0 win over Sri Lanka’s Mutunaka Pedi Gedara.

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