Tokyo Olympics: Indian men’s Hockey team registered a 5-4 win against Germany in their men’s hockey bronze medal match at the Oi Hockey Stadium, on Thursday. India created hockey history to start Day 14, beating Germany 5-4 in the bronze-medal match for a first podium finish in 41 years. The last came in 1980 when India won its 8th gold at the Games.
Simranjeet Singh scored two goals for India at the Oi Hockey Stadium, along with Hardik Singh, Harmanpreet Singh, and Rupinder Pal Singh also adding their names on the scoresheet.
Tokyo Olympics: Sports fraternity elated as Indian men’s team win medal in hockey after 41 years
— ANI Digital (@ani_digital) August 5, 2021
India Squad: P.R. Sreejesh (GK); Manpreet Singh (C), Harmanpreet Singh, Rupinder Pal Singh, Surender Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Birendra Lakra, Hardik Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Nilakanta Sharma, Sumit, Shamsher Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Gurjant Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Mandeep Sing
“Heartiest congratulations to the Indian Hockey team”,said Vice president of India
Heartiest Congratulations to the Indian Hockey team for winning the Bronze medal in a keenly fought contest against Germany! The team displayed excellent professionalism and the entire nation is proud of their achievement. @TheHockeyIndia #Hockey #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/Xoshs6G13T
— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) August 5, 2021
Family members and neighbors of hockey player Nilakanta Sharma in Imphal dance
#WATCH | Manipur: Family members and neighours of hockey player Nilakanta Sharma in Imphal dance as they celebrate the victory of team India in Men’s Hockey.
— ANI (@ANI) August 5, 2021
Well done, boys: Harmanpreet Kaur
— Harmanpreet Kaur (@ImHarmanpreet) August 5, 2021