Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Bhavina Patel storms into Table Tennis semifinals and secures a medal for India

Patel reached into the semis of class 4 women's singles by a 3-0 win. In just about 18 minutes, Patel showed her skills. By the end, the scores were 11-5, 11-6, 11-7.

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Indian para table tennis player Bhavina Patel has made her way into the semi-finals of the Paralympics. She got her victory by defending Serbia's world number 2 Borislava Rankovic. In a recent update, the Sports Authority of India mentioned in a Tweet that Bhavina Patel has confirmed a medal at Tokyo Paralympics 2020. The tweet reads as "#ParaTableTennis Update #IND @BhavinaPatel6 has confirmed a medal at #Tokyo2020 #Paralympics after advancing to the SF Bhavina will face #CHN M. Zhang in the Semifinal tomorrow at 6:10 AM (IST) Come on India, join us in supporting her with #Cheer4India #Praise4Para".

Patel reached into the semis of class 4 women's singles by a 3-0 win. In just about 18 minutes, Patel showed her skills. By the end, the scores were 11-5, 11-6, 11-7.

Earlier in the day, Bhavina Patel defeated Brazil's Joyce de Oliveira in just 20 minutes. With this win, she entered the quarter-finals. Athletes in the class 4 category compete based on fair sitting balance and fully functional arms and hands. She will be competing against China's M. Zhang in the semi-finals tomorrow at 6:10 AM (IST).