Tokyo Paralympics: Indians in action on August 28 - Bhavinaben Patel to face China's Zhang Miao in semis

Indian paddler Bhavinaben Patel will face China's Zhang Miao in the semifinals of the women's singles class 4.

FILE PHOTO: Indian paddler Bhavinaben Patel (centre) will be up against China's Zhang Miao in the semifinals of the women's singles class 4 on Saturday at Tokyo Paralympics.   -  THE HINDU

Indian paddler Bhavinaben Patel assured India of its first Paralympics medal in Tokyo by reaching the semifinal in the women's singles class 4 on Saturday. She will face China's Zhang Miao for a place in the final on Saturday.

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Indian archers Shyam Sundar Swami and Rakesh Kumar will be in action in the men's individual compound 1/16 elimination round.

Later in the day, young javelin thrower Ranjeet Bhati, who has a personal best of 33.81m, will compete against a tough field in the men's javelin throw F57 final

Indians in action on August 28 (Timings in IST)

6:10 a.m. - Table Tennis - Women's Singles Class 4 (Semifinal) - Bhavinaben Hasmukhbhai

Patel vs Zhang Miao (CHN)

6:38 a.m. - Archery - Men's Individual Compound (1/16 Elimination) - Shyam Sundar Swami (Sport Class ST) vs Matt Stutzman (USA)

8:52 a.m. - Archery - Men's Individual Compound (1/16 Elimination) - Rakesh Kumar (Sport Class W2) vs TBD

3:30 p.m. - Athletics - Men's Javelin Throw F57 Final - Ranjeet Bhati

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