71st International Boxing tournament “Strandja” at Sofia, Bulgaria from 20th to 26th January 2020

Continuing India’s tradition of winning medals at the oldest international amateur boxing competition in Europe, Indian boxers began the 2020 season well at the Strandja Cup in Sofia, Bulgaria.

India grabbed a total of three medals with Commonwealth Games bronze winner Mohammed Hussamuddin (57kg) and four-time Asian Championships medallist Shiva Thapa (63kg) bringing home a silver and a bronze respectively.

Among the women, former World Championships silver winner Sonia Lather (57kg) took the bronze to start her season on a high.

S. No. Name Status Unit
1 Deepak 52 Kgs. SSCB
2 Md. Hussam Uddin 57 Kgs. SSCB
3 Shiva Thapa 63 Kgs. ASM
4 Duryodhan Singh Negi 69 Kgs. SSCB
5 Ankit Khatana 75 Kgs. HAR
6 Brijesh Yadav 81 Kgs. RAJ
7 Naveen Kumar 91 Kgs. HAR
8 Narender +91 Kgs. SSCB
9 Lalit Prasad Coach RSPB
10 Santosh Birmole Coach AIP-GOA
11 Ankit Masseur PUN
12 Kuldeep Sharma R/Judge DEL


S. No. Name Wt. Category Unit Medal
1 Md. Hussam Uddin 57 Kgs. SSCB Silver
2 Shiva Thapa 63 Kgs. ASM Bronze