Celebrations poured in across Odisha after India Men's Hockey Team clinched a Bronze medal by beating Germany 5-4 in Tokyo Olympics
The 57-year-old, who was a part of Australia's silver-winning team in the 1992 Barcelona Games, took over as India coach in 2019 and has obsessively talked about pursuing a process and investing in youth to get the results at a big stage like the Olympics.
In a pulsating bronze play-off, India edged past Germany 5-4 to earn a podium finish at the Games after 41 years.
India have consolidated their position in the second spot of Pool A with three wins and one loss out of four games, behind Australia.
The Indians will next play reigning Olympic champions Argentina on Thursday.
The Indian men's hockey team overcame some anxious closing moments before defeating New Zealand 3-2 in an intense Pool A match to open their Olympic campaign on a positive note.
New Delhi: Brining laurels for the State, three Odia players have been included in the 22-member Indian men’s hockey team for the 17-day Europe tour where they will play two matches each against Germany and Great Britain national teams. The Odia players included in the squad are Birendra Lakra, Amit Rohidas and Dipsan Tirkey. The […]