Line Kjaersfeldt, the second seed and the world's number 37, started as the favourite against 21-year-old Tan from Limburg province, the world's number 79.
Things were looking bright for Tan after winning the opening set and as she enjoyed a 12-8 lead in the second. Kjaersfeldt next upped her level and was able to take a tense second set 21-19. Tan lost the momentum and was whipped in the final set, only managing 9 points.
It's Belgium's 11th medal at these European Games, which are coming to a close today, after 4 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze medals.