The Boxing Nation

Shiva Thapa creates a new record, close behind M.C Mary Kom and L. Sarita Devi in the medal tally.

Shiva Thapa, welter weight champion is the first male to bag 6 medals in the Asian Champaionship.

Shiva Thapa has a total had won a gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals earlier.

Vassiliy Levit from Kazakhastan held 5 Asian Championship medals till Thapa beat Choi of South Korea.

M.C Mary Kom, the woman boxing legend has 7 medals to her name, one more than Thapa.

L. Sarita Devi leads the tally with 8 medals with 6 consecutive Asian wins, 5 of them were gold.