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Rani Rampal on Indian hockey team's Tokyo 2020 campaign: People accept started to watch women's matches now

Rani Rampal on Indian hockey team's Tokyo 2020 campaign: People accept started to watch women's matches now

Indian women's hockey aggregation equalled their best-ever Olympics attack with a fourth-placed accomplishment at Tokyo 2020 afterwards accident almost adjoin Great Britain in the brownish badge match.

India's best achievement in the Tokyo Olympics came adjoin Australia aback they registered a beauteous 1-0 win in the quarterfinals (AP Photo)

India accomplished 4th at the Tokyo Olympics afterwards accident the brownish badge match

Indian women's aggregation got a heroes' acceptable aback they alternate home on August 10

There has been a lot of change in the country apropos hockey: Rani Rampal

Indian women's hockey aggregation captain Rani Rampal on Saturday said that she was afflicted with the affectionate of acknowledgment they got afterwards their celebrated attack at the Tokyo Olympics beforehand this month.

Indian women's hockey aggregation equalled their best-ever Olympics attack with a fourth-placed accomplishment afterwards accident almost adjoin Great Britain in the brownish badge match.

The aggregation didn't accomplishment with a badge like the Manpreet Singh's men's aggregation but they won a billion-plus hearts with their outstanding achievement at the Games, led by Rani Rampal.

The girls got a heroes' acceptable aback they alternate home on August 10 and were additionally felicitated by the Indian government at the Ashoka Hotel in New Delhi.

"We were abutting to the medal. But alike afterwards that, the adulation and account that women's hockey is getting, never afore accepting a medal.

"There has been a lot of change in the country apropos hockey. People are additionally starting to watch women's aggregation matches," Rani Rampal told India Today.

India eves did themselves and the country appreciative with a adventurous accomplishment at the Tokyo Olympics. Rani Rampalís aggregation absent the Hockey Brownish Badge bout 3-4 to the Great Britain in a hard-fought match.

India pulled off one of the better upsets of the Tokyo Olympics by assault gold badge favourites and three-time champions Australia 1-0 in their first-ever quarter-final at the Games

India's best achievement in the Olympics came way aback in the 1980 Moscow Games area they accomplished fourth out of six teams. In that copy of the Games, women's hockey fabricated its admission in the Olympics and the action was played in a round-robin architecture with top two teams condoning for the final.

They started out with a hat-trick of defeats to Netherlands, Germany and Great Britain but accept back got a hat-trick of wins adjoin Ireland and South Africa in the accumulation date and Australia in the quarters.

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