In an electrifying game, Great Britain defeated India and won the bronze medal in hockey at Tokyo 2020

In an electrifying game, Great Britain defeated India and won the bronze medal in hockey at Tokyo 2020

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Olympic champion in the last edition of the Olympic Games, Great Britain won bronze This Friday (6), in Tokyo. full of twists, 4-3 win over India Put the British back on the hockey podium. Indian women fulfilled the dream of country’s first women’s medal.

hey first bedroom The blazing Japanese heat began with a slight British lead. looking nervous, Indian women fail to attack in an organized manner. But the game continued even though there was no movement on the scoreboard. Champion’s efforts at Rio 2016.

However, the game was different in the second quarter. Great Britain returned more aggressive in the attack and scored after 16 minutes Grace Ekka throws the ball into the goal, at a crossroads that came from the right. With more exposure to both teams, Sarah Robertson extended to 24 minutes, taking advantage of the face opportunity for India’s goalkeeper.

Despite being behind on the scoreboard Indians continued to attack and coerce Great goalkeeper Maddy Hinch at work. In this way he got a penalty corner. Gurjit Kaur took the opportunity and dropped it 2-1. and the British didn’t have time to step in and Kaur, again, tied up, again with a single move.

While the Olympic champion in Rio de Janeiro Still assimilated Thud, a hit and hit was found within British territory Vandana Katariya Sozinha. India player pushed into the goal. After a two-minute VAR review, The turn was confirmed at the end of the room.

After the break, the judgment continued in the same sequence. Holly Peerne-Webb, who won the gold free kick five years ago, tied the game in 3 a 3, at 35 minutes. And by the end of this period, the game was balanced and both teams took risks.

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In the final and decisive fourth, Great Britain returned to the lead with Balsden in the 48th minuteTaking advantage of the penalty corner. Back on the scoreboard, India tried to attack on the right, but suffered a physical breakdown. With no more goals scored, the now former Olympic champion waited for the match to end and Bronze medal celebration.

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