Indian boxer Shiva Thapa on 1 April 2016 won silver medal in the 56 kilogram category at the Asian/Oceania Qualifying Tournament in Qian'an, China.
Thapa defeated Kazakhstan's Kairat Yeraliyev in the semi-finals to earn the medal.
With this win, the 22-year-old Thapa became the first Indian boxer to book a seat in the Rio Olympics.
In the final clash, Thapa faced 0-3 defeat to Thailand's Chatchai Butdee. Butdee is the reigning Asian champion while Thapa is a World Championship bronze-medallist.
About Shiva Thapa
• Shiva Thapa is an Indian boxer from Guwahati, Assam.
• He participated in the 2012 London Olympics, and was the youngest Indian boxer to qualify for the Olympics.
• He 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.
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Who: Shiva Thapa
When: 1 April 2016