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TTFI announces Rs 31 lakh cash reward for Bhavinaben

PTI
Published Aug 29, 2021, 4:44 pm IST
Updated Aug 29, 2021, 4:44 pm IST
Bhavinaben lost the final on Sunday but capped off a memorable campaign with a historic silver
Indian para-paddler Bhavina Patel secured a silver medal in the singles Table Tennis Class 4 tournament at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)
 Indian para-paddler Bhavina Patel secured a silver medal in the singles Table Tennis Class 4 tournament at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: Table Tennis Federation of India on Sunday announced a Rs 31 cash reward for Bhavinaben Patel, who became the first Indian to win a table tennis medal at the Paralympics.

Haryana Deputy Chief Minister and TTFI President Dushyant Chautala announced the cash reward via a social media post.

 

Bhavinaben lost the final on Sunday but capped off a memorable campaign with a historic silver.

The 34-year-old Patel's impressive run at the Games ended with a fighting 7-11 5-11 6-11 loss to China's Ying Zhou, a two-time gold medallist, in the women's singles Class 4 summit clash which lasted 19 minutes.

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Location: Japan, Tokyo-to, Tokyo




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