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Tokyo Paralympics: PCI Chief Deepa Malik Elated As Paddler Bhavinaben Patel Assures India Medal

Bhavinaben Patel assured atleast a bronze medal in Tokyo Paralympics.© Twitter

Bhavinaben Hasmukhbhai Patel created historical past on Friday by turning into the primary Indian to enter the semi-finals of the Paralympic Desk Tennis competitors and has assured India a medal. The 34-year-old -based paddler defeated the defending champion Borislava Peric-Rankovic of Serbia 11-5, 11-6, 11-7 in simply 18 minutes within the girls’s singles quarterfinal Class 4 class. “I want to thank all Indians due to their blessing and love I’m able to obtain this. I’ll play the semifinal tomorrow so maintain showering your love for me,” mentioned Bhavina after the sport.

“Extraordinarily happy with Bhavinaben’s effort, very honest preparation. Kudos to her constant follow and deal with coaching. Very calm when she is competing. Even the loss within the first match didn’t make her lose wits round her. She takes on stress so fantastically,” mentioned President of Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) Deepa Malik.

“Psychological coaching and ability collectively have been her arsenal to maintain successful. She confirms the slot within the medal place however we need to see a brighter medal. We’re so happy with her, confirming the primary medal for the nation on the showpiece occasion. I’m so happy with Bhavinaben and excited for tomorrow’s match,” added the PCI President.

Bhavinaben will probably be in motion within the semifinals at 6:10 am (IST) on Saturday.

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