By our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI, May 23: Ace boxer Shiva Thapa collected another Gold medal of his career and this time in Doha Intertiol Boxing championship.Shiva, who took part in the 56 kg category, defeated H Y Abdelaai of Egypt 2-1 in the fil today to win the gold medal. Apart from Shiva 6 other Indian boxers also won medal in the same championship which helped India to collect the best team award in the meet.
Commonwealth Games silver medalist L Devendro Singh (49kg, Manish Kaushik (60kg), and Manoj Kumar (64kg) won the gold medals. The silver medal went to Gaurav Bidhuri (52kg), while Mandeep Jangra (69kg) and Vikas Krishan (75kg) bagged bronze medals.
In the fils, Devendro beat Philippines Aldren Moreno 3:0. This was followed by Gaurav losing to Montassar Bouali 2:1. Manish beat Moroccan Rabi Hamza 3:0, while Manoj thrashed Filipino Magliquian Nicole by a similar margin.
This was a test event for the world championships scheduled here in October this year.