All Indian fencers have been eradicated from the ladies’s particular person sabre Fencing World Cup 2022, which started on Friday in Tbilisi, Georgia, together with Tokyo Olympian Bhavani Devi. She was the one Indian girl to progress to the spherical of 64 within the competitors, whereas the others bowed out earlier.
Bhavani Devi, who’s ranked 55 on the earth, had a hard-fought 15-8 loss within the spherical of 64 after getting a bye within the spherical of 128. Within the group stage, the Indian fencer received 4 bouts, misplaced one, and had one match deserted.
In the meantime, Anitha Karunakaran and Josna Christy Jose, each Indians, have been eradicated within the spherical of 128. Dariya Drozd of the Russian Fencing Federation defeated Anitha Karunakaran 15-3, whereas Josna Christy Jose was defeated by Araceli Navarro of Spain,15-3.
India’s marketing campaign on the particular person Fencing World Cup 2022 in Tbilisi got here to an finish due to the outcomes. On January 17, each the boys’s and girls’s Workforce World Cups will start on the identical location.
Bhavani Deni can also be prone to compete within the subsequent girls’s World Cup on January 28-29 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, adopted by two extra World Cups in Greece (March 4–5) and Belgium (March 5–6). (March 18 to 19).
She if usually credited for popularising the game within the nation.