Shiva Thapa assured of medal at Worlds

Oct 11, 2015, 02:59 IST | PTI

Doha: Shiva Thapa became only the third Indian boxer ever to assure himself of a World Championships medal besides inching closer to an Olympic berth as he advanced to the semi-finals with a dominating triumph on Saturday.

Shiva (56kg) thrashed Qatar's Hakan Erseker 3-0 and is now just one win away from assuring himself of an Olympic quota place.

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