Bhavina Patel created history in Paralympic Games, Prime Minister Modi and President Kovind congratulated
India is celebrating Sports Day today i.e. on Sunday 29th August and a daughter of India, thousands of miles away from the country, has created history. Yes, India's female table tennis player Bhavina Patel has won the silver medal at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020. This is India's first medal at the Tokyo Paralympics. For this reason, the President of the country Ram Nath Kovind, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have congratulated Bhavina.
The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, was quoted as saying by the official Twitter handle of the office, "Bhavina Patel inspired the Indian contingent and sports enthusiasts to win the silver medal in Paralympics. Your extraordinary determination and skill have made India proud. My congratulations to you on your extraordinary achievement."
Bhavina Patel inspires the Indian contingent and sportslovers winning silver at #Paralympics. Your extraordinary determination and skills have brought glory to India. My congratulations to you on this exceptional achievement.
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) August 29, 2021
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, "Bhavina Patel has created history! She has brought home a historic silver medal. Congratulations to her. Her journey of life is inspiring and will attract more youth towards sports."
The remarkable Bhavina Patel has scripted history! She brings home a historic Silver medal. Congratulations to her for it. Her life journey is motivating and will also draw more youngsters towards sports. #Paralympics— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 29, 2021
After the match, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Bhavina Patel via phone and congratulated her for winning the silver medal in the Paralympic Games. PM Modi appreciated his efforts and told him that he has written history. He also extended best wishes to Bhavina Patel for her future endeavors.
Bhavina Patel lost 3-0 to Zhou Ying of China in the women's singles category 4 final. However, Bhavina Patel became the first player to win a medal for the country in a table tennis competition. In this way, Bhavina Patel created history for the country. The special thing is that he has done this wonder on the occasion of National Sports Day.