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How Indian Men's Hockey Team Ended 41-Year Wait For Olympic Medal In Tokyo

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  • Aug 05, 2021;
India defeated Germany in a thrilling men's hockey bronze medal match at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. With a 5-3 win at the Oi Hockey Stadium, India ended a 41-year wait for a hockey Olympic medal. Currently ranked fifth in the FIH rankings, the men's hockey team last won a medal at the Olympics in 1980, a gold at the Moscow Games. Tipped as one of the underdogs, India finished second in Pool A, behind Australia. The Aussies registered 13 points from five matches, with India getting 12 from the same number of games.