Indian Paddler Bhavina Patel has won the silver medal in the women’s singles class 4 event at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Bhavina has made her nation proud as many celebrities and politicians are congratulating her for her spectacular performance in the Tokyo Paralympic Games. It was Bhavina’s first-ever table tennis medal for India in the Paralympic games.
The Indian Paddler was defeated in the final match by the Chinese table tennis player named Zhou Ying. The Indian silver medalist was lost by 7-11, 7-11, and 6-11 against the Chinese player. Three straight losses cost a gold medal for Bhavina in the final match of the 2020 Paralympic Games. Even though she lost in the first and second games in the final against Zhou Ying, she fought hard to win the third one, but couldn’t able to win a single game. It was an easy victory for the Chinese table tennis gold medalist of the Tokyo Paralympic Games.
There you have it!!! 🥈✨🇮🇳@BhavinaPatel6 wins the first medal of #Tokyo2020 @Paralympics for #IND !!!🏓
On our #NationalSportsDay 🎉#BhavinaPatel #silvermedal 🥈 #Praise4Para #Paralympics #UnitedByEmotion @Media_SAI @narendramodi @ianuragthakur @NisithPramanik @KirenRijiju pic.twitter.com/5yk4knCstg
— Paralympic India 🇮🇳 #Cheer4India 🏅 #Praise4Para (@ParalympicIndia) August 29, 2021
India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi also congratulated the Indian silver medalist via tweet.
“The remarkable Bhavina Patel has scripted history! She brings home a historic Silver medal. Congratulations to her for it. Her life journey is motivating and will also draw more youngsters towards sports,” PM Narendra Modi tweeted on Sunday morning.
The remarkable Bhavina Patel has scripted history! She brings home a historic Silver medal. Congratulations to her for it. Her life journey is motivating and will also draw more youngsters towards sports. #Paralympics
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 29, 2021
It was a historic medal for the 34-year-old Indian as she won her and India’s first table tennis medal in her maiden Paralympic Games on Sunday.