The sabre fencer started early as a child and climbed up her way to the world rankings.
Published on Aug 30, 2021 04:53 PM IST
By Life Beyond Numbers
This was an Olympics like none other; delayed by a year and held amid a pandemic and with multiple restrictions and protocols. There were no spectators and athletes’ movement was restricted between the Village or the hotel to the competition venues.
Published on Aug 21, 2021 10:41 PM IST
By Rutvick Mehta, Mumbai
Bhavani Devi began her individual sabre event campaign at Tokyo 2020 with a confident 15-3 win against Tunisia's Nadia Ben Azizi but bumped into world number three Manon Brunet of France in the next round, which she lost 7-15.
Published on Jul 28, 2021 05:30 PM IST
Immediately after her bout with Manon, a German coach came up to her and told her that she was great even in defeat.
Updated on Jul 26, 2021 10:38 PM IST
By Avishek Roy, Tokyo
After getting knocked out from the Tokyo Games, the Indian fencer took to Twitter and apologised for not making it to the next level.
Published on Jul 26, 2021 09:50 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
Bhavani qualified for the Tokyo Games through the Adjusted Official Ranking (AOR) Method. Two individual spots were up for grabs for the Asia and Oceania region based on the World Rankings as of April 5, 2021. She is ranked 45th and occupies one of the two available slots based on the ranking.
Published on Mar 17, 2021 09:28 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi
Fencer Bhavani Devi on Sunday scripted history by becoming the first fencer from India to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
Updated on Mar 16, 2021 06:58 AM IST
By Avishek Roy, New Delhi
Bhavani is undeterred by the absence of a history of the sport in the country, or the limited training facilities
Updated on Sep 07, 2020 09:00 AM IST
New Delhi | By Avishek Roy
The 26-year old trailblazer has given fencing an identity in India and has won laurels at the international level through her hard work and determination.
Updated on May 11, 2020 06:16 PM IST
Chennai | By Press Trust of India