India’s lone consultant at fencing, Chadalavada Anandha Sundhararaman Bhavani Devi, merely often known as Bhavani Devi, received off to a successful begin within the ladies’s particular person sabre within the Tokyo Olympics at Makuhari Messe B Corridor Yellow Piste. Bhavani overpowered Tunisia’s Nadia Ben Azizi by 15-3 in simply 6 minutes and 14 seconds. Bhavani’s official FIE rank is 42, whereas teen Nadia was ranked 384. Bhavani dominated the matchup from the phrase go as fencer reached 8 factors with no reply from Tunisian teen within the first half.
Nadia could not maintain a lot within the second half too, as she tried to delay the inevitable as twenty ninth seed quickly received India’s first ever fencing match within the historical past of Olympics.
Bhavani Devi was pumped from the primary ‘En Garde’ and led right through.
Nevertheless, Devi was knocked out after dropping to France’s Manon Brunet within the Desk of 32 match.
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