Haryana fencer bags gold medal at weekend competition series

Haryana fencer bags gold medal at weekend competition series

The winners of the fencing competition with their medals at the NIS, Patiala, on Sunday. Rajesh Sachar

Tribune News Service

Patiala, November 14

Prachi Lohan of Haryana won the gold medal in under-17 category on the concluding day of the fencing weekend competition series named after Saheed Bhagat Singh.

Gobindnoor Kaur of Punjab won the silver while Kashvi Garg of Chandigarh and Ananya Sharma of Haryana bagged bronze medals in the category. The competition was held at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) under the Khelo India. The chief guest on the occasion, Col RS Bishnoi, Senior Executive Director, NIS, Patiala, presented medals to the winners.

The first-of-its-kind competition was organised by the Fencing Association of India in coordination with Punjab Fencing Association. The organisers also gave away cash prizes to the top 16 fencers in the girls’ category and to top 32 fencers in the boys’ category.

The aim of the competition was to boost the confidence of fencers and give them real-time exposure to competition.

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