Tokyo Olympics: India beat Germany 5-4, win bronze medal after 40 years wait

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Live, Day 13: India beat Germany 5-4 to win bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics. The Indian men’s hockey team won the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics by defeating Germany in a third-place match on 5 August.

India defeated Germany 5-4 to win the Olympic medal. This is India’s first hockey medal in more than 40 years.

Harmanpreet Singh, Hardik Singh, Simranjit Singh and Rupinder Pal Singh scored for India.

India is the most successful team at the Summer Olympic Games in men’s field hockey competition with a record eight gold medals (1928, 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1964 and 1980), one silver medal (1960) and now three bronze medals . (1968, 1972 and 2021).

Union Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted, “Excellent display of hockey skills by the Indian team in the Olympics today. Congratulations to Team India for winning the bronze medal in hockey. This splendid victory to our youth to play and excel in this wonderful sport.” will inspire.” immediately after the victory.

The Australian men’s team will take on Belgium for the gold medal later on 5 August.

The Indian women’s hockey team will play its bronze medal match against Great Britain on 6 August.