Olympics (Women’s Hockey): India in quarter-finals with Britain’s win over Ireland

Olympics (Women's Hockey): India in quarter-finals with Britain's win over Ireland


Defeated South Africa 4-3 and retained the hope of reaching the quarter-finals

Tokyo, July 31 (IANS) | Great Britain women’s hockey team defeated Ireland 2-0 in a Pool A match in the group stage of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics here. With this, the Indian women’s team has made it to the quarter-finals.

India kept their hopes of reaching the knockouts alive after beating South Africa 4-3 in their last match of the group stage this morning. It was India’s second win in five matches at the Olympics and Great Britain needed to win a match against Ireland to reach the quarter-finals. Four teams from each group go to the knockouts. India have six points from five matches and their goal difference is-7. The Netherlands, Germany and Britain had already reached the knockouts from this group. There was one place left, for which there was a tussle between India and Ireland.

For Great Britain, Susannah Townsend scored in the second quarter in the 17th minute to give the team the lead. Hannah Martin then scored in the 32nd minute to make the score 2-0. Ireland’s team could not level or take the lead till the end and had to face defeat. After this defeat, Ireland have three points from five matches with one win and four losses and are placed fifth in the points table.

(Disclaimer: This news has been published directly from news agency’s Syndicate feed. It has not been edited by AnyTV News team.)


Defeated South Africa 4-3 and retained the hope of reaching the quarter-finals

Tokyo, July 31 (IANS) | Great Britain women’s hockey team defeated Ireland 2-0 in a Pool A match in the group stage of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics here. With this, the Indian women’s team has made it to the quarter-finals.

India kept their hopes of reaching the knockouts alive after beating South Africa 4-3 in their last match of the group stage this morning. It was India’s second win in five matches at the Olympics and Great Britain needed to win a match against Ireland to reach the quarter-finals. Four teams from each group go to the knockouts. India have six points from five matches and their goal difference is-7. The Netherlands, Germany and Britain had already reached the knockouts from this group. There was one place left, for which there was a tussle between India and Ireland.

For Great Britain, Susannah Townsend scored in the second quarter in the 17th minute to give the team the lead. Hannah Martin then scored in the 32nd minute to make the score 2-0. Ireland’s team could not level or take the lead till the end and had to face defeat. After this defeat, Ireland have three points from five matches with one win and four losses and are placed fifth in the points table.

(Disclaimer: This news has been published directly from news agency’s Syndicate feed. It has not been edited by AnyTV News team.)

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