Bhavani Devi

Bhavani Devi

Bhavani Devi : First Indian Fencer to qualify for Olympics in Women’s Individual Sabre

Bhavani Devi
Bhavani Devi ( Photo credit : @Twitter )
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The 27 year old Indian fencer, Bhavani Devi has created a history and has became the first Indian fencer to qualify the Olympics in Women’s Individual Sabre.

The fencer finds her place in the Tokyo Olympics by the ” Adjusted official ranking method ” On March 14 2021.

Now the fencer will take part in the Tokyo Olympics which is scheduled to be organised from July 23, 2021 to August 8 ,2021.

  • The Indian sabre is supported by Go Sports Foundation under the Rahul Dravid Athelete Mentorship Programme.
  • She has been trained by Sports Authority of India ( SAI ).
  • Coach : Sagar Lagu in the SAI training center

About Bhavani Devi

  • Her complete name is Chadalavada Aanandha Sundhararaman Bhavani Devi.
  • She was born on 27 August 1993.

Achievements :

  • Bronze medal at 2009 in Common Wealth Championship
  • Brone medal in 2010 in International Open in Thailand
  • In 2014 Asian Championship, she bagged the silver medal becoming the first Indian to do so.
  • Bhavani received two gold medal one in 2012 & second in 2014.
  • She won a Silver Medal in Women’s Sabre Individual Category in 2019.
  • She made history by becoming the first Indian to win a gold medal at the Senior Commonwealth Fencing Championship in Canberra.
Reference : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._A._Bhavani_Devi

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