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Paddler Bhavina Patel Reaches Historic Final In Tokyo Paralympics

BP World Bureau | Aug 28 2021 09:08:19 AM
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TOKYO, JAPAN: Indian paddler Bhavin Patel has reached the finals in this year's Tokyo Paralympics. 

She defeated World No 3 Zhang Miao of China 3-2 in the semifinals of Women’s Singles Class 4.

34-year-old sealed the deal by stunning Miao, the Rio Paralympic Games silver medallist, 7-11, 11-7, 11-4, 9-11, 11-8 in the 34-minute contest.

“I am just giving my 100%. I am mentally ready for the final," she said. 

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She will fight against Chinese Zhou Ying, who defeated Gu Xiaodan 11-4, 11-3, 11-6 in the other semi-finals.