The Indian women’s hockey team reached the semi-finals of the Olympics for the first time. The Indian team, which failed to reach the final, will now play for the bronze medal on 6 August. Gurjit Kaur scored a goal for India. The Indian team, which performed brilliantly in the semi-final against Argentina, lost 1-2. With this, the team’s dream of winning the gold or silver medal was shattered.
However, the team led by Rani Rampal still has a chance to win the bronze medal. The Indian team will now take on Great Britain on 6 August for the bronze medal.
Tokyo Olympics: India won another medal in the final of wrestler Ravi Dahiya. In the second semi-final, India got a penalty corner and the team took advantage of it. Gurjit Kaur got the Indian team off to a great start by scoring a goal from this penalty corner. With this, India took a 1-0 lead. Argentina initially showed an aggressive game in the Indian circle but India’s defense was very strong. Due to which India did not allow Argentina to score in the first quarter.
However, Argentina managed to level the score at 1-1 in the second quarter. Maria Barrionuevo scored from a penalty corner in the 18th minute. After this both the teams tried to score but the score remained 1-1 till half time.
In boxing, Lovlina won a bronze, a gold and a silver dream unfulfilled after losing to No. India then made several attempts to level the score and play an aggressive game but failed to break Argentina’s defence. However, he did not get success. In the fourth and final quarter also, the Indian women played brilliantly but they did not succeed in that too.
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