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Indian fencer wins silver medal at Reykjavik tourney


Press Trust of India Chennai
India's C A Bhavani Devi won a silver medal in the sabre event of the Tournoi World Cup Satellite Fencing Championship in Reykjavik, Iceland.
The Tamil Nadu fencer went down 10-15 to USA's Alexis Browne in the final yesterday, according to a press note here.
She had beaten Parede Torres 15-9 in the quarterfinal and followed it up by getting past Guila Arpino of Italy 15-10 in the semifinal.
She posted a picture of herself with the medal on her Twitter feed.
Bhavani Devi had won a gold medal at the Reykjavik tournament last year to become the first Indian win to do so in an international fencing event.

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First Published: Apr 29 2018 | 5:05 PM IST

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