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Bhavina Patel wins silver medal at Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu lead Bollywood cheer

Bhavina Patel created history by bagging a silver medal in the class 4 table tennis event at Tokyo Paralympics 2020 on Sunday; Indian actors congratulate her; take a look

Bhavina Patel wins silver medal at Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu lead Bollywood cheer RCB
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Bangalore, First Published Aug 29, 2021, 2:37 PM IST
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Bhavina Patel, diagnosed with polio when she was 12 months old made India proud by defeating world no 3 Miao Zhang of China in women's singles table tennis.

Today, table tennis player Bhavina Patel wins the silver medal at the Tokyo Paralympics. Indian celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Venkatesh Daggubati, Taapsee Pannu, Abhishek Bachchan and Rajkummar Rao, and many others lauded Bhavina Patel to win the silver medal at the Tokyo Paralympics. 

Bhavina Patel wins silver medal at Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu lead Bollywood cheer RCB

Bhavina Patel became only the second Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympics. On the occasion of National Sports Day (August 29), which is celebrated on Hockey legend and Olympian, Major Dhyan Chand, Bhavina Patel has created history in the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics. 

Akshay Kumar took to Twitter and said he marvels at the 34-year-old wheelchair player’s “talent and perseverance". “Thank you for making history with your medal, #BhavinaPatel. It amazes me to see your talent and perseverance. #Paralympics #Tokyo2020." “It’s a silver! And that too a maiden one in TT! Congratulations Bhavinaben!" tweeted Pannu. Bachchan said Patel’s win has brought glory to the nation “once again." “Take a bow, Bhavina Patel, for winning silver with a stellar performance at #TokyoParalympics 2021!" he added.

Congratulations, Champion!

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