The Indian men’s hockey team registered a historical win in the Tokyo Olympics today, as they won bronze medal and ends the wait of 41 years. Team India came back from behind the match and they defeated Germany by 5-4.
Germany had an early lead in the match as they netted a goal in the first quarter. But Simranjeet Singh scored to draw, however, Germany came back strongly and scored two more goals in the second quarter to lead 3-1.
But India never lost its hope and Hardik Singh netted a goal and Harmanpreet Singh scored to put India on level. Then in the fourth quarter India showcased an amazing performance as Rupinder Pal Singh made India a stunning 4-3 lead and Simranjeet Singh scored his second goal of the match and that made the score of a total of 5 goals.
It is worth mentioning that the goalkeeper PR Sreejesh saved many goals and that helped India to register a comfortable victory. Having said that, India won the medal after 1980 Moscow games where team India won gold medal.