Tokyo Olympics: India women's hockey team beat South Africa, reach quarter-finals
Tokyo/IBNS: India women's hockey team has reached the quarter-finals of the Tokyo Olympics after beating South Africa 4-3 Saturday.
India overcame Ireland in the race to quarterfinals.
The outcome of the Ireland and Great Britain match made all te differences.
Intezaar ki ghadiyan khatam! ⏳— Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) July 31, 2021
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Vandana Kataria scored a hattrick including the winning goal to help India win the match.
Earlier in the day, India's national record holder Kamalpreet Kaur booked her place in the final of the women’s discus throw event at the Tokyo Olympics here Saturday.
Making her debut at the Olympics, the 25-year-old breached the direct qualification mark of 64 metres in her third attempt to make it to the medal round.