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Cairo World Fencing Championship: Khusboorani, Anita in Indian squad

AI Imphal coach Ibomcha Singh is among the six coaches selected to guide the team.

ByIFP Sports Correspondent

Updated 2 Jul 2022, 6:18 pm

Fencer Khusboorani Laishram(left), Coach Ibomcha and Anita Phandom (PHOTO: IFP)
Fencer Khusboorani Laishram(left), Coach Ibomcha and Anita Phandom (PHOTO: IFP)

Two women fencers and a coach from the state found their place in the Indian squad for the World Fencing Championship, 2022 to be held at Cairo, Egypt from July 15-23.

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The two women fencers who got selected in the Indian Senior (Men's and Women's) Fencing Team are Khusboorani Laishram and Anita Phandom in the Foil Team. AI Imphal coach Ibomcha Singh is among the six coaches selected to guide the team.

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It can be mentioned that the Fencing Association of India has selected 24 fencers including 12 women to represent India in the World Fencing Championship. Bharatji Thakor will lead as team manager while the FAI also named nine other support staff including six coaches for the meet.

 
 
 
 

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First published:2 Jul 2022, 6:18 pm

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Anita PhandomKhusboorani LaishramWorld Fencing Championship

IFP Sports Correspondent

IFP Sports Correspondent

Sports Bureau, Imphal, Manipur

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