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Rio Olympics 2016 Boxing: Robeisy Ramirez beats Shiva Thapa to end the Indian boxer's campaign

Defeat in the first two rounds effectively ended Shiva`s chances.

Last Updated: Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 21:21
Rio Olympics 2016 Boxing: Robeisy Ramirez beats Shiva Thapa to end the Indian boxer's campaign

Rio de Janeiro: Indian boxer Shiva Thapa was beaten by Cuba`s Robeisy Ramirez 0-3 in his men`s Bantam weight (56kg) category at the Rio Olympics here on Thursday.

Shiva was on the backfoot from the very beginning of the contest in Pavilion 6 at the Riocentro and was well beaten on points, losing all three rounds.

The first round was won by the Cuban boxer 10-9, after some heavy hitting, in an unanimous decision by all the three judges.

Robeisy, the gold medal winner at the 2012 London Olympics in the flyweight category, continued his strong show to win the second round too, getting 10 from all the three judges while Shiva got 8,9 and 9.

Defeat in the first two rounds effectively ended Shiva`s chances. And Robeisy completed the rout, easily winning the third round too, with a 30-26 margin.

IANS
First Published: Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 20:50

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