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  • Shiva Thapa, L Sarita Devi enter semis of Asian Boxing C’ships

    Published on April 23, 2019

    Shiva Thapa (60kg) and veteran L Sarita Devi (60kg) have entered the semifinals at the Asian Boxing Championships in Bangkok on Tuesday.

    In all, eight Indian boxers — four women and four men — advanced to the medal rounds on day two of quarterfinals.

    The 25-year-old Thapa defeated Thailand’s Rujakran Juntrong in a one-sided lightweight contest 5-0.

    In the women’s draw, former world champion Sarita defeated Kazakhstan’s Rimma Volossenko in a split decision to advance.