National fencing championship


IMPHAL, Sept 7: Manipuri players have excelled at the 13th Sub-junior and 8th Cadet National Fencing Championship held at Kolkata.

H Linthoi secured gold medal in cadet girls’ epee (individual) after defeating Christina of Kerala by 15-9 points.

Manipur team has also secured the gold medal in epee team event yesterday.

The state team comprising of Sayalaxmi, Russia and Thoibi also secured gold medal in cadet girls’ foil team event after defeating Assam by 15-13 points.

In the cadet boys’ epee individual final, N Santosh defeated L Lalpuni by 11-10 points. Both the players are from the state.


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