Tokyo: The Indian hockey team is in front of Germany for the bronze medal in the Olympics. The Indian hockey team has a chance to win a medal in the Olympics after 41 years. In the semi-final, India was defeated by Belgium, while Germany was defeated by Australia. Now there is a competition between these two for the bronze medal.
India and Germany draw 3-3
A thorny match is being seen between the hockey teams of India and Germany. The score of both the teams is tied at 3-3. Harmanpreet Singh did not let the penalty corner go out of hand. Both the teams are tied at 3-3 till half time.
29′ Harmanpreet with a wonderful goal.
— Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) August 5, 2021
Simranjit made a comeback
In the second quarter, Simranjit’s brilliant goal helped India level the score at 1-1, leveling Germany.
Germany scored the first goal
The start of the bronze medal match for the Indian hockey team did not go well. Germany scored in the first minute of the match. Timur Oruz scored this goal for Germany. Germany took a 1-0 lead over India.
Indian hockey team has a chance to win medal after 41 years
The Indian hockey team’s last medal at the Olympics was in 1980 in Moscow, when the team won the gold medal under the captaincy of Vasudevan Bhaskaran. Since then, the performance of the Indian hockey team has steadily declined and it could not do better after finishing fifth in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. But now after 41 years, the Indian team has a great chance of winning a medal.
India won medal in 1980 Moscow Olympics
The Indian team won the gold medal in the 1980 Moscow Olympics, but during that time India secured the final ticket by finishing second in the six-team pool.