Indian fencer C A Bhavani Devi struck gold in the Turnoi Satellite Fencing Championship at Reykjavik (Iceland).
Bhavani Devi, who hails from Chennai, defeated Great Britain’s Sarah Jane Hampson 15-13. With this win, Bhavani Devi has also become the first Indian to win a gold medal in an international fencing event. She had previously won a silver medal.
Static Takeaways for Dena Bank PO Exam-
- Fencing, also called Olympic fencing, is a sport in which two competitors fight using ‘rapier-style’ swords.
Source- The Indian Express