Indian hockey groups have paced out every little thing and stored the nation on edge in the course of the Tokyo Olympics. After Indian Eves performed their coronary heart out and misplaced within the semifinal, nonetheless ready to win a Bronze medal, Men In Blue made certain that there’s lots to cheer for and to be impressed from.
Indian males’s hockey crew bagged the Bronze medal after beating Rio Olympics Bronze Medal winner Germany 5-4. This is India’s fourth medal on the Tokyo Olympics and the third bronze of the occasion.
Hockey has introduced again an Olympic medal dwelling after a spot of 41 years. India final bagged a medal from hockey within the 1980 Moscow Games.
It was nothing brief than the story of heroes as India was trailing 1-0 on the finish of the primary quarter solely to see a few objectives from Germany after they equalised originally of the second quarter. Men In Blue as soon as once more got here again and made the scoreboard 3-3 at halftime.
It was all about India within the third and fourth quarters of the sport as they went previous Germany 5-3 and defended the lead, solely giving a penalty to Germany making the ultimate scoreboard learn 5-4 on the finish of regulation time.
Earlier, India’s Mirabai Chanu opened the Indian account as she bagged a Silver within the weightlifting occasion. PV Sindhu, touted for a medal, clinched historic Bronze within the girls’s singles badminton occasion. Lovlina, within the welterweight class, had a tricky outing however she additionally settled for a Bronze, and now the lads’s hockey crew has scripted historical past bagging a medal on the Olympics.