Bhavina Hashmukhbhai Patel became the first Indian to win silver at the 2013 ITTF Para table tennis Asian regional championships in Beijing on Monday.

Bhavina lost to top-seed Zhang Miao of China 6-11, 9-11, 2-11 in the final of the women’s singles Class 4 second stage.

The Indian had upset second-seeded Ji Nam Jun from Korea 11-6, 9-11, 11-7, 11-9 in the semifinals and Taipei’s Ya Chu Lee 11-2, 11-8, 11-6 in the quarterfinals.

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