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newssports18 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian fencing squad fail to secure Tokyo tickets

India’s national fencing squad have all but failed to secure a quota for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, after their campaign ended in the quarter-finals of the ongoing Asian Olympic qualifier tournament, in Tashkent. The only Indian to have qualified for the quadrennial event is CA Bhavani Devi.
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newssports24 days ago

On being selected in TOPS, I feel the country is with me, reveals Bhavani Devi

Tokyo-bound Indian fencer Bhavani Devi feels that the entire country is now behind him after she was recently selected for the government-aided TOPS programme. The Chennai-based athlete created history by becoming the first-ever Indian athlete from fencing to qualify for the Olympics.
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newssports2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Want to give my absolute best in Tokyo, the possibilities are limitless, asserts Bhavani Devi

India’s first fencer to qualify for the Olympics – Bhavani Devi, asserted that she is going to give her absolute best at the Tokyo Games. The Chennai-based athlete revealed how she accidentally took up fencing during her schooldays and the financial struggles she had to go through during her career.
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featuresportsa year ago

5 extreme ways Indian athletes are keeping their Olympic dreams alive

The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by a year, the first time it has ever happened since World War 2. But in its absence Indian athletes have hit a roadblock in their preparations for the event and are in a state of hibernation in lockdown. But are they really sitting idle?
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newssports2 years ago

Indian fencer Bhavani Devi bags silver in Belgium meet

Indian fencer C. A. Bhavani Devi bagged the silver medal in the women's sabre individual event at the Tournoi satellite competition in Ghent, Belgium on Sunday. She has another eight competitions, including the World Cup, Grand Prix, and satellite events lined up until the end of March.
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