Indian Paddler Bhavinaben Patel Wins Silver Medal At Paralympic Games

Indian Paddler Bhavinaben Patel Wins Silver Medal At Paralympic Games

Tokyo, August 29 (TNA) Indian table tennis player Bhavinaben Patel brought laurels and joy to India on Sunday as she scripted history by winning a silver medal in her maiden Paralymic Games.

Patel, who was diagnosed with polio when she was 12 months old, went down to the world number one Chinese paddler Ying Zhou in the women's singles class 4 final in Tokyo. Zhou has five Paralympic medals to her name including gold medals in singles at Beijing and London

The 34-year-old Patel's impressive run at the Games ended with a 7-11, 5-11, 6-11 loss to Zhou, a two-time gold medallist, in the women's singles summit clash which lasted 19 minutes.

celebrations have broken out at her home after the historic win.

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