Tokyo: The semi-final match of hockey between India and Belgium is going on in the Tokyo Olympics. The Indian hockey team is giving a tough competition to Belgium to get a medal in the Olympics after 41 years. If India wins this match, then it will not only reach the final but will also ensure its silver medal in the Olympics. India and Belgium are currently tied at 2-2.
Chance to create history in 15 minutes
In the semi-final match between India and Belgium, the third quarter has ended. Now 15 minutes of play is left. Team India can create history in 15 minutes. The score is tied at 2-2.
Score 2-2 at half time
In the semi-final match between India and Belgium, the score is tied at 2-2 till half time. The Indian team got a penalty corner just before the end of the second quarter. But Harmanpreet Singh missed the goal. This was the fourth penalty corner of Team India.
PM Modi is also watching the match
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is watching the semi-final match between India and Belgium. He told this by tweeting.
I’m watching the India vs Belgium Hockey Men’s Semi Final at #Tokyo2020. Proud of our team and their skills. Wishing them the very best!
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 3, 2021
Silver medal assured if India wins
If the Indian hockey team wins this match, then it will ensure silver medal. If the Indian hockey team wins the final match after this, then it will have a gold medal in its account. Team India last won the gold medal in the 1980 Olympics.
India won the gold medal in the 1980 Moscow Olympics
If Team India wins this match, then it will ensure that the medal. Team India last won a medal in the 1980 Olympics. Earlier in the Montreal Olympics (1972), the Indian team reached the semi-finals. Although the Indian team won the gold medal in the 1980 Moscow Olympics, during that time India secured the final ticket by finishing second in the pool of six teams.