File picture of Bhavani Devi
Star Indian fencer Bhavani Devi stormed into the ladies’s sabre particular person pre-quarterfinals, incomes the highest rank in her pool on the Asian Video games right here on Tuesday. In pursuit of a maiden Asian Video games medal in fencing, the 30-year-old Tokyo Olympian out-skilled all her 5 opponents to high the pool. She began off by beating her Singapore rival Juliet Jie Min Heng 5-2, after which out-skilled Saudi Arabia’s Alhsna Alhammad 5-1. (Asian Video games 2023 Medals Tally)
In opposition to Karina Dospay, the Asian Championships bronze medal-winning Indian prevailed 5-3.
In her final two pool fixtures, she simply beat Uzbekistan’s Zaynab Dayibekova and Roksana Khatun of Bangladesh by similar 5-1 margins to high the pool.
The 30-year-old, who turned the primary Indian fencer to make the Tokyo Olympics, will face Thailand’s Tonkhaw Phokaew within the spherical of 16.
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