The Indian men's hockey team defeated Germany 5-4 at the Tokyo Olympics 2022. However, the triumph was significant since it ended the Indians' 41-year drought without a medal.
Tokyo Olympics 2021 India, highlights
On Wednesday the game was played against Germany where the Indians showed their determination after summing down from 3-1 to a very magnanimous victory of 5-4. According to many, the bronze medal was a rejuvenation for the Indians as there was a feeling that the team is coming back to its awakening.
The game against Germany was played on Wednesday, and the Indians demonstrated their tenacity by rallying from a 3-1 deficit to victory. According to many, the bronze medal was a rejuvenation for the Indians, as there was a sense that the team was re-awakening.
In other events, Dahiya and Zavur's match ended with Dahiya winning the silver medal after being defeated by Zavur. Many Indians were caught off guard by this, as Dahiya had shown no mercy against his opponent in the semifinals. After a comeback fight near the end of the semifinal match, he was able to secure victory. This strategy did not work with the Russian despite Dahiya fighting well towards the end of the match. The Russian stayed firm defeating Dahiya 7-4.
Kumar Sandeep finished 23rd in the 20km walking race, which was a good performance for the Indian team. Raul and Irfan finish 47th and 52nd, respectively. In the men's junior World cup, the Indians lost 5-4 to France despite them being the defending champions.