The 27-year-old Bhavani Devi made a mark in Olympic history when she became the first Indian fencer.
Bhavani Devi had a remarkable victory in her first match against Nadia Ben Azizi from Tunisia. Where the next round demanded years of experience and that’s where World number three and Rio Olympics semi-finalist Manon Brunet defeated Bhavani Devi for 15-7.
Bhavani took her loss to Twitter and apologized.
Manson gave a strong play on the first round where she pushed Bhavani Devi outside the play area. This gave Manson Brunet a lead and the round ended 9-2.
Bhavani Devi was more aggressive in the second round, she lead the game with 11-6 quickly. Manson Bruent’s experience was somethings that Bhavani Devi couldn’t compete which ended the game with 15-7.
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