India stun Australia 1-0. Gurjit Kaur demonstrated to be India’s legend as she scored her lady Olympic goal. Within the 22nd minute to put India within the last-4 of the Olympics for the primary time in history.
- India beat Australia 1-0 in their women’s hockey quarterfinal in Tokyo
- Gurjit Kaur scored the only goal of the match through a penalty corner in the 22nd minute
- India are likely to face Argentina in their maiden Olympics semifinal on August 4 at the Oi Hockey Stadium
The Indian women’s hockey group registered one of its greatest wins in history. By beginning Monday with a dazzling 1-0 win over three-time champions Australia 1-0. To reach their lady elimination rounds in women’s hockey at the Olympics in Tokyo. India stun Australia 1-0.
Gurjit Kaur proved to be India’s legend as she scored her maiden Olympic objective. Within the 22nd minute to put India within the last-4 of the Tokyo Diversions. Where they will confront either Argentina, Netherlands, Modern Zealand, Spain, or Great Britain.
Gurjit Kaur: India stun Australia 1-0
Kaur, Gurjit scored through a penalty corner. To begin with for India in this Olympics and the primary conceded through a PC by the Hockeyroos.
India some way or another overseen to hold on to their lead from there onwards. Denying wave after wave of assaults from Australia to total a hat-trick of wins. Argentina beat Germany 3-0 within the to begin with quarterfinal on Monday.
India oversaw to spare a whopping 8 punishment corners whereas changed over the as it were one that they got within the coordinate to register one of the foremost celebrated wins in Olympic history.
“Very happy with the win, everybody worked especially difficult for this win. We performed like one gather and we are feeling so cheerful to have qualified for the disposal rounds. Thank you to all those who maintained the Indian women’s bunch,” an elated Gurjit Kaur said after the match.
“This team is like a family, including the coaching staff. Our entire country supports us and everybody’s prayers are with us.”
This is India’s third win in this Olympic campaign after Ireland (1-0) and South Africa (4-3). They had opened their campaign with three progressive defeats against the Netherlands (1-5), Germany (0-2), and Awesome Britain (1-4).
This is India’s greatest win in women’s hockey as the group is playing within the Olympics. As it were for the third time and had battled to the knockout rounds, wrapping up fourth in Pool A.
The Indian ladies hockey team’s best wrap-up at the Olympics came on to make a big appearance in Moscow back in 1980 when they finished fourth within the six-team competition.
Prior to Sunday, the Indian men’s group also come to their first-ever semi-final at the Olympics after enrolling a shocking Great Britain 3-1 within the quarterfinal. India will take on world champions Belgium within the semifinal on Tuesday.