C. A. Bhavani Devi won the sabre gold in the Tournoi Satellite International fencing tournament in Reykjavik, Iceland on Saturday. Bhavani defeated Sarah Jane-Hampson of Great Britain 15-13 in the final.
She became the first Indian to win a gold in an International event.
"This is my third time in this competition. I have lost in quarter finals in previous years. Now I have won my first medal. It is also the first medal in world level competition as I have won medals in Asian and Commonwealth championships," a delighted Bhavani told PTI from Reykajvik.