Bhavina Patel Wins Gold, Sonalben Manubhai Patel Bronze in Para Table Tennis

Last Updated: August 07, 2022, 02:25 IST

CWG 2022: Bhavina Patel and Sonalben Manubhai Patel at the podium (Twitter)

CWG 2022: Bhavina Patel and Sonalben Manubhai Patel on the podium (Twitter)

Bhavina Patel received gold as Sonalben Manubhai Patel clinched bronze in the ladies’s singles courses 3-5 on the Commonwealth Games

Indian para desk tennis participant Bhavina Patel received a gold medal in the ladies’s singles class 3-5 on the Commonwealth Games right here on Saturday. The 35-year-old from Gujarat, who had received a silver at Tokyo Paralympics, prevailed 12-10 11-2 11-9 over Nigeria’s Ifechukwude Christiana Ikpeoyi to cap off an outstanding present on the quadrennial occasion.

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Bhavina reached the world No. 2 rating by profitable the silver medal in the person class on the 2011 PTT Thailand Open. Besides, she additionally received a silver medal in the ladies’s singles class 4 on the Asian Para Table Tennis Championships in Beijing in 2013.

In 2017, Bhavina bagged a bronze in the Asian Para Table Tennis Championships in Beijing. Sonalben Manubhai Patel additionally gave India a medal, claiming a bronze in girls’s singles class 3-5. The 34-year-old Indian beat England’s Sue Bailey 11-5 11-2 11-3 in the bronze medal play-off.

However, Raj Aravindan Alagar misplaced to Nigeria’s Isau Ogunkunle 0-3 in the lads’s singles courses 3-5 bronze medal play-off. Para powerlifter Sudhir had additionally received a gold medal after scripting a Commonwealth Games file in the lads’s heavyweight. In para desk tennis, courses 1-5 are for wheelchair athletes.

Para powerlifter Sudhir had scripted a Commonwealth Games file to win a gold medal in the lads’s heavyweight.

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