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Indian squad leaves for Asian Fencing Championship

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108   //    15 Jun 2018, 22:42 IST

Six coaches also accompanied the squad along with Fencing Association Of India Secretary General, Bashir Khan
Six coaches also accompanied the squad along with Fencing Association Of India Secretary General, Bashir Khan (Representational Image)

New Delhi, Jun 15 (PTI) A 24-member fencing team including 12 men and as many women today left for Bangkok to take part in the Asian Fencing Championship, slated to be held from June 17-22.

Six coaches also accompanied the squad along with Fencing Association Of India Secretary General, Bashir Khan

The teams had undergone intense training at Western Sports Authority India Training Centre in Aurangabad from May 19- June 15 for the preparation of the Asian Championship and the Asian Games, a statement said.

Teams:

Foil Men: Velautham Vinoth Kumar, Thokchom Bicky, Arjun Punjab State, Rai Rakesh.

Foil Women: Awati Radhika Prakash, Sagolsem Bindu Devi, Wanglembam Thoibi Devi, Jasmine.

Epee Men: Kumar Sunil, Nongthombam Santosh Singh, Coppara Jayaprakash Guruprakash, Udaivir Singh.

Epee Women: Devi Thoudam Kabita, Arora Ena, Jas Seerat Singh, Dutta Jyotika

Sabre Men: Karan Singh, Kumaresan Padma Gisho Nidhi, Irengbam Surendro Singh, Johal Varinder Singh.

Sabre Women: Thingujam Daina Devi, Shukla Komalpreet, Jose Josna Christy, Chadalavada Anandha, Sundhararaman Bhavani Dev



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