- The women’s hockey team will now play for bronze
Tokyo: The Indian women’s hockey team was hoping to continue its historic run at the Tokyo Olympics till the podium. The team had made it to the semi-finals, the first such instance ever. However, on Wednesday, the girls could not outdo their Argentinian opponents on the field.
The Indian women’s hockey team lost 1-2 to Argentina in the semi-finals.
They will now play Great Britain for bronze.
The men’s hockey team, too, lost against Belgium in the semi-finals
Earlier in the day, boxer Lovlina Borgohain lost to Busenez Surmeneli of Turkey and had to settle for the bronze medal.
Later, wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya advanced to the finals of men’s freestyle wrestling 57 kg category after defeating Nurislam Sanayev of Kazakhstan in the semi-finals.
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra qualified for the finals.
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