Bhupendra Thapa wins gold in Boxing, Nepal inches closer to 50-gold mark

KATHMANDU: Boxer Bhupendra Thapa has won a gold for Nepal in the ongoing 13th South Asian Games being co-hosted by Kathmandu, Pokhara and Janakpur.

Thapa defeated his Indian opponent Manish Kaushik in the 64kg weight category bringing the 47th gold medal for Nepal.

With this win, Nepal is now three gold medals short of reaching the 50-gold mark.