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Punjab's Simranjeet wins gold in Individual Foil

January 11, 2018 10:02 AM

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
BENGALURU: Simranjeet of Punjab claimed gold in the Individual Foil girls in the 25th Fencing Junior Nationals at the Koramangala Indoor Stadium here. In the foil girls final, Simranjeet outpointed Riya Bakshi of Jammu and Kashmir by 15-10 in the final. Sawmiya of Chhattisgarh downed Pushpa (SSB) by 15-8 in the Individual Sabre girls final.
Ajay Kumar (SSCB) defeated Shankar (MP) by 15-8 in the Individual Epee Boys final.
Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy inaugurated the tournament.
Results (quarter-finals):
Individual Foil girls: Riya Bakshi (J&K) bt Khushbu Rani (Man) 15-14, E Chal TH (SSB) bt Deevenshu Neetham(CG) 15-3, Simranjeet(PB) bt Ritika P (HP OA) 15-8, Kajal (CHD) bt Deepika (HAR) 15-7. Semi-finals: Riya Bakshi (J&K) bt Echal TH (SSB) 15-14, Simranjeet (PB) bt Kajal (CHD) 15-7. Final: Simranjeet (PB) bt Riya Bakshi 15-10.
Individual Sabre girls (quarter-finals): Subhjot (CHD) bt Shivani (HAR) 15-13, Pushpa (SSB) bt Sanya (PB) 15-13, Husanpreet (PB) bt Hiron S ( MAN) 15-9, Sawmiya S ( CG) bt Vedika (CG) 15- 13. Semifinals: Sawmiya S (CG) bt Husanpreet (PB) 15-13, Pushpa(SSB) bt Subhjot (CHD) 15-12. Final: Sawmiya (CG) bt Pushpa (SSB)15-8.
Individual Epee Boys (quarter-finals): Ajay Kumar (SSCB) bt Girish (DNH) 15-12, Kuldeep (MP) bt CH Jetlee (Raj) 15-14, Shankar (MP) bt Bhupen Singh (SSCB)13-10, Dini Kumar (SSB) bt O Victor(WB) 15-11. Semi-finals: Ajay Kumar (SSCB) bt Kuldeep (MP) 15-11; Shankar (MP) bt Dini Kumar (SSB) 14-13. Final: Ajay Kumar (SSCB) bt Shankar (MP) 15-8

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