Indian @ Rio Olympic 2016: Shiva Thapa (Boxing)

Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi

Shiva Thapa (born 8 December 1993) is an Indian boxer from Guwahati, Assam, India. He is supported by Olympic Gold Quest, 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 a strong contender for India for the 2016 Olympics.