Panjab Varsity women clinch 2 Gold Medals in Inter-University Fencing Championship

Winners of Panjab University, runners-up Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar and third place winners Punjabi University, Patiala teams at the victory stand in the All India Inter University Fencing (Women) Championship in Chandigarh.

CHANDIGARH: Hosts Panjab University clinched the overall trophy by logging 39 points in the All India Inter-University Fencing (Women) Championship at the PU Gymnasium here today.

The Guru Nanak Dev University of Amristar finished runners-up by logging 19 points while the Punjabi University of Patiala finished third with 14 points. Panjab University today collected two gold medals as Kajal and Chhavi Kohli finished on top in foil and epee individual events.

Guru Nanak Dev University team comprising Jagmeet Kaur, Jasmine Kaur, Sowmiya S and Rishika bagged the gold medal in Sabre team championship. Panjab University (Shubhjot Dayal, Akashdeep Dhillon, Gunjan and Sanya) obtained a silver medal.

Approx 60 universities participated in the championship. Prof. Raj Kumar Vice-Chancellor of Panjab University inaugurated the meet.

Results: Sabre team: 1 Guru Nanak Dev University (Jagmeet Kaur, Jasmine Kaur, Sowmiya S and Rishika), 2 Panjab University (Shubhjot Dayal, Akashdeep Dhillon, Gunjan and Sanya), 3 Punjabi University (Harpreet Kaur, Husanpreet Kaur, Anitha and Tanu Kumari) and Kannur University, Kerala (Alka Sunny, Steffy B, Anusree KV).

Sabre  individual: 1 Jagmeet ) GNDU), 2 Shivani (Kurukshetra), 3 Alka (Kannur, Kerala) and Sanya (Punjab University).

Epee individual: 1 Chhavi Kohli (Panjab University), 2 Yashkeerat Kaur Hayer (Panjab University), 3, Ena Arora (Punjabi University, Patiala) and Linthoi Haobam (Manipur University).

Foil individual: 1 Kajal (PU), 2 Kushum (PU), 3 Simran (Punjabi, Patiala) and Kajal Chaudhary (SPU Vidyanagar).


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