Tokyo Olympics: India women's hockey team loses against Great Britain in Bronze medal match
Tokyo: In a thrilling match for the Bronze medal, the Indian women's hockey team lost against Great Britain 3-4 at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.
In a game full of fightbacks, the Indian team returned from 0-2 down to lead 3-2 in the second quarter before Great Britain took the lead 4-3 in the fourth quarter. Both sides put out the best game, but Great Britain successfully clinched the Bronze medal.
Gurjit Kaur (25th, 26th minutes) and Vandana Katariya (29th) scored goals for the Indian team. Elena Rayer (16th), Sarah Riobertson (24th), skipper Hollie Pearne-Webb (35th) and Grace Baldson (48th) found the net for Great Britain.
Coach Sjoerd Marijne said in tweet, "We did not win a medal, but I think we have won something bigger. We have made Indians proud again and we inspired millions of girls that dreams CAN come true as long as you work hard for it and believe it! Thanks for all the support".