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Indian women’s hockey team loses in play-off for bronze

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Tokyo: It was a heartbreaking moment for the Indian women’s hockey team on Friday. They lost to Great Britain in the play-off for the bronze medal.
The women’s hockey team lost 3-4 to the opponents, narrowly missing the bronze.
The team, led by Rani Rampal, gave a spirited performance, but could not get the better of Great Britain women. They finished fourth.
The team received heartwarming messages from everyone, lauding their performance and the spectacular run till now.
President Ram Nath Kovind tweeted, “Indian Women’s Hockey team excelled on the field and won the hearts of every Indian with their stellar performance. We are proud of you all.”

“We will always remember the great performance of our Women’s Hockey Team at #Tokyo2020. They gave their best throughout. Each and every member of the team is blessed with remarkable courage, skill and resilience. India is proud of this outstanding team,” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his tweet.

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