Shiva Thapa

Guwahati, India

DOB – 8th December 1993

Event – Flyweight (56kg)

Shiva Thapa took up the sport of Boxing at the tender age of seven and announced his arrival at the international stage in 2008 winning two bronze medals at the IV International Sports Games “Children of Asia” held in Yakutia in 50 kg category (July 2008) and AIBA World Junior Boxing Championship held in Yerevan, Armenia in 52 kg category (May 2009).

His biggest win came in when he won the silver at the 2010 World Youth Boxing Championship at Baku and in the process qualified for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore where he went on to win a Silver medal for India. He also won a silver medal at the 2010 World Youth Boxing Championship.

In 2011, he beat World No.2 and World Boxing champion DelaklievDetelin of Bulgaria to win Gold at the Belgrade Winner Tournament. With this, Shiva became India’s top pugilist in the 56-kg category.

He created history at the 2012 London Olympics when he became the youngest Indian boxer ever to qualify and participate in the Olympics at just the age 18.

In 2013, Shiva became the youngest Indian to win a gold at the Asian Confederation Boxing Championship at Jordan. Later in 2015, he won the bronze medal at the World Championships and thus he became only the third Indian male boxer to achieve this feat.

He qualified for his second Olympics (2016) by winning Gold medal at the Asian Olympic Qualifiers in China in 2016.

OGQ is proud to support this enormously talented sportsperson with the winning attitude and the hunger to succeed.

- Gold Medal, Asian Olympic Qualifiers, China 2016
- Bronze Medal, World Boxing Championships, Doha, 2015
- Bronze Medal, Khabarovsk International Competition, Russia, 2013
- Youngest Indian to qualify for Olympics, London Olympics, 2012
- Gold Medal, Olympics Qualifiers (Asia), Astana, 2012
- Gold Medal, 58th National Championship, Madurai, 2011
- Gold Medal, Belgrade Winner Tournament, Belgrade, 2011
- Silver Medal, Youth Olympic Games, Singapore, 2010
- Silver Medal, AIBA World Youth Boxing Championships, Baku, 2010
- Bronze Medal, AIBA World Junior Boxing Championship, Armenia, 2009
- Gold Medal, HyderAliyeve Cup, Azerbaizan, 2008

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