Gold Medal in Boxing Tournament

Gold Medal in Boxing Tournament

Question: Which Indian boxer won a gold medal in the 38th GeeBee Boxing Tournament organised in Helsinki, Finland?
(a) Shiva Thapa
(b) Mary Kom
(c) Kavinder Singh Bisht
(d) Vijendra Singh
Answer: (c)
Related facts:

  • Kavinder Singh Bisht in the 56kg-category struck gold medal while Shiva Thapa in the 60kg, Govind Sahani in 49 Kg, Mohammed Hussamuddin in 56 Kg and Dinesh Dagar in 69 Kg claimed silver medals to end a fine Indian campaign at the 38th GeeBee Boxing Tournament in Helsinki, Finland on 10th March, 2019.
  • Kavinder Singh Bisht is from Uttarakhand and he is world championship quarterfinalist in the flyweight category and this was his maiden international gold after making the jump to bantamweight.
  • Shiv Thapa, a three-time Asian medallist besides being a former bronze-winner at the world championships, lost 1-4 to Arslan Khataev.

Links:

http://www.ddnews.gov.in/sports/finland-boxing-tournament-1-gold-4-silver-medals-india

https://sportstar.thehindu.com/boxing/geebee-boxing-tournament-shiva-thapa-kavinder-singh-bisht-govind-sahani-dinesh-dagar/article26497355.ece

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