Bhavani Wins Gold in Fencing Championship

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India’s C A Bhavani Devi has won the gold medal in the sabre event of the Turnoi Satellite Fencing Championship held at Reykjavik in Iceland.

In the final, she beat Sarah Jane Hampson of Great Britain 15-13.

She had beaten her British opponent Jessica Corby 15-11 in the semifinal.

Bhavani Devi became the first Indian to win a gold medal in an international fencing event.

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