Shiva Thapa secures 5th successive medal at Asian Boxing Championships | Current affairs

Assam Current affairs 2021 : In todays daily current affairs season we will discuss about the recent achievement of Boxer shiva thapa, who hails from Assam.

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Highlights :

• Assam boxer Shiva Thapa put up a scintillating performance to outpunch Nader Odah in the men’s 64kg quarter-finals at the 2021 ASBC Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai on Tuesday.

• With a comprehensive 5-0 victory against Kuwait’s Odah, Guwahati boxer Thapa progressed into the semi-finals and also confirmed his fifth back-to-back medal at the Asian Championships.

• The on-going Championships has been witnessing the presence of 150 boxers from 17 countries including strong boxing nations such as India, Uzbekistan, Philippines and Kazakhstan.

Who is Shiva Thapa ?

Shiva Thapa is an Indian boxer. He is hails From Guwahati Assam. Shiva Thapa participated in the 2012 London Olympics, and was the youngest Indian boxer to qualify for the Olympics. Shiva Thapa is ranked 3rd in the bantamweight category in the AIBA Men’s World Ranking. He is the third Indian to clinch Gold at the Asian Games. Shiva Thapa is the third Indian boxer to win a medal at the AIBA World Boxing Championships.

Important MCQ Questions :

Q) Who is appointed as the first ever sports ambassador of Assam

(A) Hima Das
(B) Ankushita Boro
(C) Shiva Thapa
(D) Mahadev Deka

Answer – (A) Hima Das

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