Indian fencers win nine medals in Asian Junior and Cadet C'ships

India returned with a rich haul of nine medals from the recently-concluded Asian Junior and Cadet Fencing Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

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Indian fencers win nine medals in Asian junior and cadet champioships. (Representative Image)   -  Getty Images

India returned with a rich haul of nine medals from the recently-concluded Asian Junior and Cadet Fencing Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

India won four medals in the junior championships which ended on Thursday -- in sabre women's team (bronze), epee women's team (silver), foil men's team (bronze) and foil women's team (bronze).

In the Cadet Championship, India won five medals -- in epee women's individual (bronze), epee women's team (silver), epee men's team (bronze), sabre women's team (bronze) and foil women's team (bronze).

A total of 12 Asian countries had participated in the Championships, a release from Fencing Association of India said.

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