Youth Olympic Games: India men & women in finals


Buenos Aires (Argentina), October 14: Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams stormed into the finals of the Hockey 5s competition at the Youth Olympic Games on Saturday.

The Indian men’s team defeated hosts Argentina 3-1 while the women over came China 3-0 to make the title clash.

For the men’s, Sudeep Chirmako (12′, 18′) and Rahul Kumar Rajbhar (3′) scored for India as they secured a Medal by defeating hosts Argentina, for whom Captain Facundo Zarate scored in the 4th minute.

Meanwhile in the women’s semfinals, India’s Mumtaz Khan (1′), Reet (5′) and Lalremsiami (13′) were all on target as they secured a Medal by outplaying the Chinese team.


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