India women lose Olympic hockey semifinal, to play Great Britain for bronze in Tokyo

The Indian women’s hockey team will take on Great Britain in the bronze medal match after losing 2-1 to Argentina in its first ever Olympic semifinal on Wednesday at the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo 2020, IND 1 – 2 ARG Women’s Hockey SF Live: Barrionuevo brace gives Argentina lead vs India


Gurjit Kaur put India in the lead with a fine penalty corner drag-flick in the first quarter. However, Noel Barrionuevo found the bottom right corner with a brilliant drag-flick to bring Argentina level.


Barrionuevo then put Argentina in the lead when her drag-flick clipped an India defender en route to goal. The umpire checked with the video umpire for danger, but the goal stood.

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