Tokyo Olympics : Indian women’s hockey team lost 1-2 in semi-finals, will now play for bronze medal

Tokyo Olympics: Indian women's hockey team lost 1-2 in semi-finals, will now play for bronze medal

Tokyo Olympics : In Tokyo Olympics, the Indian women’s hockey team lost to Argentina in the semi-finals. In the fourth quarter, Team India tried to score but the Indian team lost a penalty corner and Argentina won the match 2-1.

Indian women’s hockey team lost the semi-final match

Team India started well in the match and Gurjit Singh of India scored the goal in the opening minutes. After the goal, Argentina showed a lot of attacking game, but the Indian team has been doing great defense and did not give any chance to Argentina. Argentina were on the attack from the start of the second quarter and after missing a chance, they scored the first goal and leveled the score at 1-1.

Argentina won the match 2–1.

In the third quarter, Argentina showed a great game, took advantage of the penalty corner and scored a goal. Team India was constantly looking for an opportunity to score goals, but Argentina did the best defense. Team India’s efforts continued, but in the end Argentina won the match 2-1.

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Will try to win bronze now

Let us tell you that the Indian women’s hockey team has already created history by reaching the semi-finals of the Olympics. Now the Indian women’s team will fight for the bronze medal and will face Great Britain for the bronze medal.

Team India’s journey in Olympics

The women’s team, led by captain Rani Rampal, lost 1–5 against world No. 1 Netherlands, 0–2 against Germany and 1–4 against Great Britain in the group stage.

However, they won 1–0 against Ireland and then beat South Africa 4–3 to keep their hopes of progressing to the quarter-finals alive. Then Great Britain defeated Ireland and the Indian team qualified for the quarter-finals.

After which the Indian women’s team, ranked ninth in the world rankings before the start of the Olympics, created history by defeating world number-2 team Australia 1-0 in the quarter-finals.

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