Haryana wins Hockey India Jr Women National Championship

Updated: 01 May 2013 22:06 IST

Earlier, Jharkhand thrashed Punjab 6-0 to claim bronze medal.

Ranchi:

Haryana registered a 2-1 win over Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy in the final to clinch title of the 3rd Hockey India Junior Women National Championship at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium on Wednesday.

Madhya Pradesh scored their opening goal through a penalty corner converted by Shyama Tickadam in the fourth minute. In the 35th minute Haryana leveled the score through a penalty corner converted by Navneet Kaur.

In the fifth minute of extra time, Jyoti Gupta scored a field goal which helped Haryana win the final.

Earlier, Jharkhand thrashed Punjab 6-0 to claim bronze medal.

Punjab conceded an own goal in the 19th min before Jharkhand's Punam Madhuri Tete (22nd), Rajni Soreng (31st), Etwari Mundu (40th and 49th) and Alka Dung Dung (66th) found the target.

Topics : Hockey
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