India’s C.A Bhavani Devi has become first Indian to win a Gold Medal in an international fencing tournament. She 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 on points.
About C A Bhavani Devi
Chadalavada Anandha Sundhararaman Bhavani Devi is a sabre fencer from Chennai. She had previously won silver medal in another event. She is currently a fencing coach at Sagar Lagu’s training academy, the SAI Centre in Thalassery, Kerala.