Tokyo Games: India have a good time after profitable the boys’s hockey bronze medal on the Olympics.© AFP
India sealed a historic 5-Four win over Germany within the males’s hockey bronze medal match on the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. The victory helped India finish their 41-year look forward to an Olympic medal in hockey. The Indian males’s hockey group final received a medal on the 1980 Olympics, bagging a gold on the Moscow Games. The bronze medal fixture on Thursday on the Oi Hockey Stadium was a closely-fought affair, with each groups battling it out for supremacy. However, it was India who accomplished a surprising comeback, setting off jubilant celebration on the sphere. India’s official Olympic and Paralympic Games deal with posted a video of the “unforgettable moment” after the ultimate whistle on Twitter.
Here is the video:
An UNFORGETTABLE second!
The one which #IND has been hungry for over 41 lengthy years. #Tokyo2020 | #UnitedByEmotion | #StrongerTogether | #BestOfTokyo | #Hockey | #Bronze pic.twitter.com/R530dyTjS1
— #Tokyo2020 for India (@Tokyo2020hello) August 5, 2021
Simranjeet Singh scored a brace for India whereas Hardik Singh, Harmanpreet Singh and Rupinder Pal Singh added their names on the scoresheet.
Germany started on a powerful word with Timur Oruz scoring within the second minute of the primary quarter. Simranjeet levelled the rating at 1-1 with a 17th-minute equaliser.
In the second quarter, Germany put India on the backfoot with two extra objectives. Trailing 1-3, Hardik and Harmanpreet scored previous the German goalkeeper to degree the match once more within the second quarter.
The third quarter noticed India fully change the match with a purpose every from Rupinder and Simranjeet. India went into the ultimate quarter with a 5-Three lead.
After quite a few tries, Germany lastly managed to transform a penalty nook within the fourth quarter however couldn’t discover the equaliser because the Indian defence held agency.
The previous few seconds of the match noticed Germany obtain a penalty nook, however India goalkeeper PR Sreejesh remained rock-solid and prevented a decisive purpose.
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