Thapa, seeded third, was trailing when the injury occurred. He had lost the fast-paced opening round 0-5
Shiva Thapa’s (63.5kg) Asian Championships campaign came to a bittersweet end after he was forced to withdraw from the final midway due to an injury, bowing out with an unprecedented sixth medal, a silver, in Amman, Jordan on Saturday.
The 28-year-old, who became the most successful male boxer in the tournament, sustained an injury in his right knee in the opening seconds of the second round of the light welterweight gold medal bout against Abdullaev Ruslan of Uzbekistan, suffering a RSC (Referee stops the contest) loss.
Thapa, seeded third, was trailing when the injury occurred. He had lost the fast-paced opening round 0-5.
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