Tokyo: India ends 41-year wait for Olympic medal in hockey
This was India’s first podium finish at the Games since their gold-medal-winning run in the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
Making a historic comeback, the Indian men's hockey team defeated Germany 5-4 in the bronze medal match to claim its Olympic medal after 41 years on August 5.
This was India’s third bronze and 12th hockey medal overall at the Games.
Simranjeet Singh scored a brace while Harmanpreet Singh, Hardik Singh, and Rupinder Pal Singh also got their names on the scoresheet.