State fencers win five medals


Manipur wrapped up their campaign with five medals including a gold in team event at the 28th Senior National Fencing Championship held at Solapur, Maharashtra on Tuesday.

The state’s quartet of Bindu, Thoibi, Anita and Khushboorani won the gold medal in the women’s foil team event, while the men’s team consisted of Rajeshor, Bidyananda, Rajiv and Lenin settled for silver in their foil competition.

Three individual medals were also added by the state fencers as S Bindu claimed a silver (women’s foil), with a bronze each by Th Rajeshor (men’s foil) and Th Daina (women’s sabre).

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