12-member Indian team for Barcelona Fencing meet

February 09, 2018 01:03 PM

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: Fencing Association of India has selected a 12-member, including four officials, to participate in the Satellite Foil Tournament scheduled to be held at Barcelona from 23 February 23 to 25.
The team was selected during the selection trials for Senior (Men and Women) at Army Sports Institute (ASI), Pune on February 4. The preparatory camp is being held at Pune. Mr Bashir Ahmed, Fencing Association , Secretary General Bashir Ahmed said that trials were
conducted as per the norms and guidelines of FAI. He further informed that FAI has
prepared a compressive training cum competition schedule for selected probables for
upcoming Asian Games 2018.
This competition at Barcelona is one of such international competitions.Seceretary General also conveyed his sincere gratitude to Army Sports Institute authorities for extending state of the art infrastructure and environment for conducting the camp and trials.
Mr. Rajeev Mehta, FAI President Rajeev Mehta and Bashir Ahmed Khan announced the teamd the team.
The team: Men (foil): Thokchom Bicky (SSCB), Velautham Thomba Singh (Maharashtra), Laishram Tomba Singh (Maharashtra), Bawa Kawish (Punjab).
Women (foil): Jasmine (Punjab), Awati Radhika Prakash (Kerala), Wanglemba Thoibi Devi (Manipur), Sagolsem Bindu Devi (Manipur).
Official: Batonov Oleg coach (men) foreign coach (SSCB – ASI, Pune),
Ajarimayum Haripyari.
Devi Coach (Women) Manipur. Officials: Kumar VIJAY Armour / Coach SSCB (ASI, Pune) and
Sarath Lal Puthivaveetil Physiotherapist SSCB (ASI, Pune).

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