Indians Praise Women's Hockey Team Feat Against Great Britain at Tokyo 2020

6 Aug, 2021 12:14 IST|Sakshi Post

The bronze medal was lost, but the Indian women's hockey team was hailed for their tenacious effort against Great Britain in the play-off match, as the country celebrated the squad's best-ever Olympic performance.

The Indian women's hockey team, who had previously defied all expectations and reached the semifinals for the first time, finished fourth after losing 3-4 to Great Britain in the bronze medal play-off.

For their efforts and talent, the nation is praising them despite losing the match.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted “We narrowly missed a medal in Women's Hockey but this team reflects the spirit of New India- where we give our best and scale new frontiers. More importantly, their success at #Tokyo2020 will motivate young daughters of India to take up Hockey and excel in it. Proud of this team”

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