Bhavani claims silver in Fencing

By NT Bureau Published on Apr 30, 2018 03:24 PM IST

Chennai: Chennai fencer CA Bhavani Devi claimed an individual silver in the Satellite World Cup in Reykjavik, Iceland as she lost in the final to the United States of America’s Alexis Browne 10-15.

She had defeated Italy’s Guila Arpino and Parede Torres of Venezuela in the semi-finals and quarter-finals respectively.  Bhavani had won individual gold in the same event last year.

The qualifiers for the World Cup conducted by the World Fencing Association have been held in various places across the world. The Satellite World Cup in Iceland is one such tournament where top seeds participate to better their rankings.