Punjabi University (Patiala), comprising Neelam Rani, Kawai Rani, Komal Preet Shukla and Paramjit Kaur, struck gold in the Sabre team event for women on the opening day of the all-India inter-university fencing championship, here on Thursday.

Its men further made it doubly sweet for the team defeating Manipur University 15-9 for the Epee gold.

The results (Team): Men (Epee) Final: Punjabi bt Manipur 15-9. Semifinals: Punjabi bt Anna University (Coimbatore) 15-12; Manipur bt Jammu 15-11. Final standing: 1. Punjabi; 2. Kannur; 3. Anna University (Coimbatore) & Jammu. Women (Sabre) Final: Punjabi University bt Kannur 15-10. Semifinals: Kannur bt Anna University (Coimbatore) 15-13; Punjabi bt Avinashilingam (Coimbatore) 15-1. Final standing: 1. Punjabi, 2. Kannur, 3. Anna University (Coimbatore) & Avinashilingam. — Principal Correspondent

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