The players of Madhya Pradesh State Fencing Academy performed brilliantly and achieved the distinction of being the overall champions in the First Youth (Under-23) State Fencing Championship. In the championship, Bhopal captured the overall championship with all the gold medals in the individual and team events. Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Jeetu Patwari and Director of Sports Dr. SL Thousen have congratulated the medal winning players.
Ankur Jain won the gold, Shankar Pandey won the silver and Satyam Bhatele and Ankit Sharma from Gwalior won the bronze medal in the EP Individual, the championship played at Tatya Tope Stadium under the aegis of Madhya Pradesh Fencing Association and District Fencing Association, Bhopal. In the foil boy’s individual T Sai Sanket won the gold, Harshal Bhakte won the silver and Lakshya Srivas and Piyush Gupta of Gwalior won the bronze. Pragya Singh of Sagar won the gold in EP Balika Individual, Khushi Dabhade of Bhopal won silver, Anjali Bathre and Anju Raja won bronze. Purna Singh of Sagar won gold, Sabika Mishra of Bhopal, Riya Garg and Raksha Raja of Tikamgarh won bronze medals.
EP Children: Ankit, Ankur, Shankar, Satyam (Swarna, Bhopal). Jabalpur won silver, Morena and Bhind won bronze.
EP Girls: Anju, Anjali, Khushi, Priyanshi (Gold, Bhopal), Bhind won silver and Gwalior won bronze.
Foil boys: Harshal, T Sai, Lakshya (Gold, Bhopal), Gwalior won silver, Bhind and Hoshangabad won bronze.
Foil Girls: Srishti, Nisha, Arunima, Anuriti (Gold, Bhopal), Gwalior won silver and Morena won bronze.
Saber Baal: Saurabh, Bhavya, Satvik, Kunal (Gold, Bhopal), Gwalior won silver, Bhind won bronze.
Saber Girls: Anshu, Riya, Kanika, Aayushi (Gold, Bhopal), Gwalior won silver and Bhind won bronze.