India at Tokyo Paralympics: Brave Bhavina Patel wins Silver medal for India, loses Gold Medal match to Chinese Zhou Ying

India at Tokyo Paralympics: Brave Bhavina Patel wins Silver medal for India, loses Gold Medal match to Chinese Zhou Ying
India at Tokyo Paralympics: Brave Bhavina Patel wins Silver medal for India, loses Gold Medal match to Chinese Zhou Ying

India at Tokyo Paralympics – Bhavina Patel Wins Silver: Brave Indian paddler Bhavina Patel settled for Silver medal at Tokyo Paralympics. In her Gold medal match vs Zhou Ying of China, Bhavina tried her best but ended on a losing note. Multiple Paralympics Gold medal winner Ying defeated Bhavina in straight games 11-7, 11-5 & 11-6. Indian playing her 1st Paralympics made the nation proud by winning a Silver medal. Follow India at Paralympics LIVE updates on InsideSport.co

Bhavina Patel Wins Silver: With this silver medal Bhavina became the first medal winner for India in this edition of the Games.

 

India at Tokyo Paralympics: Brave Bhavina Patel wins Silver medal for India, loses Gold Medal match to Chinese Zhou Ying
India at Tokyo Paralympics – Bhavina Patel Wins Silver: The match started very tightly as both players did well to stay in touch with each other. But soon the Chinese with her quick forehand unsettled Bhavina to clinch the set 11-7.
The second set was again brilliant from Zhou as she took full charge of proceedings and bagged the set by 11-5 as Bhavina failed to provide any challenge.
Starting the third set, Bhavina tried to gain some ground against the world number one. With score at 5-5, Zhou again showed her class and managed to gather the next 6 points very easily as the Indian gathered just one.
India at Tokyo Paralympics – Bhavina Patel Wins Silver: Zhou Ying has now become one of the most decorated para-paddlers in China. The 32-year-old is now 6 time Paralympic gold medalist. She won two medals in each of the singles and team events during the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic campaigns and now one in Tokyo 2020. Although she missed out on the podium in singles at the 2016 Rio games, she managed to get to glory in the team event.
The Chinese paddler is also a 6-time World Championship medalist. Her medals include 1 silver and 5 gold medals. She is one of the best paddlers in Asia, having won 14 Asian Championship medals and 5 Asian Games gold medals.

India at Tokyo Paralympics: Brave Bhavina Patel wins Silver medal for India, loses Gold Medal match to Chinese Zhou Ying

@7:40AM: Bhavina Patel Finals live – After losing first two games for 7-11, 5-11 – it is looking very tough for the brave Indian player. Can Bhavina bring in some magic to her game?

GAME 3 STARTS – Indian is trying her best to match the experienced Chinese. Score 7-6 in 3rd for the Chinese

@7:35AM: Bhavina Patel vs Zhou Ying for Gold Medal – GAME 2 STARTS Now, Can Indian fightback?

GAME 2 also slipping away from Bhavina, Chinese is proving to be tough nut to crack, Indian lose 5-11

GAME 1 STARTS – Bhavina Patel Finals live

  • Bhavina loses: Bhavina Patel loses first game 7-11 vs China’s Ying Zhou

  • 8-7 to Chinese – but Bhavina is fighting back
  • Chinese more consistent here – Zhou leads 5-4
  • 3-3 to start with – It’s neck to neck start
  • Bhavina was beaten by the Chinese at the Group state – can we have change in the script?
  • Players knocking round, warming up before the match starts

@7:25AM: Bhavina Patel vs Zhou Ying for Gold Medal of Women’s Singles Class 4: We must tell you this will be best of 5 Games match – players have entered the arena, match about to start any moment!!! –

GAME 1 Ready to roll – This is match between World No. 1 Chinese vs World No. 12 Indian.

Germany’s Valentin Baus wins gold in Men’s Singles – Class 5 & now it will be Bhavina Patel Finals

@7:20 AM: Bhavina Patel Finals live: Entire India is praying for Bhavina – Can she do the unthinkable by beating two time Paralympic Champion – Check how former Indian TT player Mouma Das is wishing her – 

@7:13 AM: Bhavina Patel Finals live: Bhavina’s opponent in the finals has great record at Paralympics – Zhou Ying Record

Ying Zhou’s medals at Paralympics: 2008 Beijing Paralympics – Singles C4: GOLD | 2012 London Olympics – Singles C4: GOLD

@7:04AM: India at Tokyo ParalympicsBhavina Patel Finals LIVE: Great tale of grit and determination shown in the Semifinals by the Indian. Bhavina defeated Zhang Miao of China on Saturday 3-2 after losing to the player on 11 previous ocassions

The Indian paddler said she proved that nothing is impossible as she defeated a Chinese player in the semi-final clash of the mega event.

– Bhavina continued her dream run in the ongoing Tokyo Games on Saturday as she stormed into the finals after defeating Zhang Miao of China 3-2 in her Class 4 match.

@6:50AM: Bhavina Patel Finals LIVE @ 7:15 AM Coming Up vs China’s Zhou Ying – Follow LIVE AM

“If I keep on performing like this, I will definitely win the gold medal. I never thought of reaching the finals and only concentrated on giving my 100 per cent and I did that only,”

6:30 AM – Women’s singles Class 4 Table tennis – Bhavina Patel vs Zhou Ying Gold medal match

  • Bhavina Patel knocked out world No.2 and Rio Paralympic Gold medalist Borislava Rankovic
  • Won bronze medal at International Table Tennis Fedeation Asian Para Table Tennis Championships
  • Won silver medal in Asian Para Table Tennis championships in Beijing

Tokyo Paralympics: Win after 11 consecutive defeats against the Chinese, Bhavina says ‘I’ve proved nothing is impossible’

Bhavina Patel all set for GOLD in women’s singles final- Follow LIVE updates

Bhavina Patel’s Road to Tokyo Paralympics Finals

Beats Megan Shackleton of Great Britain 3-1

Defeats Joyce de Oliveria of Brazil 3-0

Beats Peric-Rankovic of Serbia 3-0 in Quarterfinals

Defeats Zhang Miao of China 3-2 in Semifinals

Zhou Ying’s Road to Tokyo Paralympics Finals

Beats Xiaodan GU of China 3-0 in Semifinals

Defeats Nada Matic of Serbia 3-1 in Quarterfinals

Beats Bhavina Patel of India 3-0

Defeats Megan Shackleton of Great Britain 3-0

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