CWG: Bhavina reaches finals, assures medal in para TT

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Birmingham, Aug 5 : Tokyo Paralympics silver medallist Bhavina Patel sailed into the final of women singles classes 3-5 final on Friday and assured a medal for India.

Bhavina defeated English paddler Sue Bailey in straight games 3-0 (11-6, 11-6, 11-6) in the semifinal to guarantee herself at least a silver.

She will be up against Nigeris’a Ifechukwude Christiana Ikpeoyi in the summit clash on Saturday.

In another match, Sonalben Manubhai Patel, however, went down 1-3 (11-8, 6-11, 4-11, 7-11) to Nigeris’a Ikpeoyi in the semifinal.


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