Bhavani Devi : Family, Net Worth, Age, Parents, Education, Husband, Coach, Medals, Biography and More

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Bhavani Devi : Family, Net Worth, Age, Parents, Education, Husband, Coach, Medals, Biography and More
Bhavani Devi : Family, Net Worth, Age, Parents, Education, Husband, Coach, Medals, Biography and More

  Bio
Name

Bhavani Devi

Full Name  Chadalavada Anandha Sundhararaman Bhavani Devi.
Born ( Age ) 27 August 1993 (age 27)
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Height/ Weight  NA
Nationality Indian
Education  St.Joseph's Engineering College in Chennai
Marital Status NA
Husband  /( Spous) NA
Father NA
Mother Ramani Devi
Sister Sister Antoinette and Brother Antoine
Profession Sport  [ First Indian fencer to ever qualify for the Olympics ]
Coach Coach Nicolo Zanotti (  Italian )
Net Worth NA

Chadalavada Ananda Sundaraman Bhavani Devi, widely referred to as Bhavani Devi, is an Indian saber (fencer). She is supported by the Gosports Foundation through the Rahul Dravid Athletes Mentorship Program. She is that the first Indian fencer to qualify for the Olympics after qualifying for the 2021 Tokyo Games.

Early career - Bhavani was born into a bourgeoisie family in Chennai, Tamil Nadu . Her father was a priest and her mother was a housewife. CA Bhavani Devi started her playing career in 2003. She did her schooling from Muruga Dhanushkodi Girls Higher Secondary, Chennai then studied at St. John's Engineering College, Chennai. In 2004, she was introduced to fencing at the varsity level. She joined the SAI (Sports Authority of India) Center in Thalassery, Kerala after finishing her 10th standard studies. At the age of 14, she appeared in her first international tournament in Turkey, where she received a black card with a delay of three minutes. In 2010 she won a trophy at the Asian Championships within the Philippines.

Sports Career & Achievements - Starting with a trophy at the Commonwealth Championships held in Malaysia in 2009, Bhavani Devi has won a trophy at the 2010 International Open, she also won  Philippines 2012 Common Wealth Championship.

In 2014, she won the silver at the Asian Championships under 23 category within the Philippines, becoming the primary Indian to try to to so. After the successful 2014 Asian Championship, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa awarded her INR 3 lakh as support for training within the US.

In 2015, she became one among the 15 athletes selected for the Rahul Dravid Athletes Mentorship Program. Bhavani Devi has won 2 gold medals, one each at the 2012 Commonwealth Championships, Jersey and 2014 Tuscany Cup, Italy.

She finished fifth within the Viking Cup 2016 Icelandic International Saber tournament held in Reykjavik and may be a potential candidate for fencing for India within the 2020 Olympics. She won a silver within the women's saber individual category at the Tournoi satellite fencing competition in Ghent, Belgium in 2019, after losing to Bashta Anna from Azerbaijan.

She made history by becoming the primary Indian to win a trophy at the Senior Commonwealth Fencing Championship. In Canberra at Saber Program. She defeated Scotland's Catriona Thomson within the semi-finals then Emily Roux of England. She trains in Italy also because the Sports Authority of India in Kannur.

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