In the ‘Tokyo Olympics’ today, the Indian men’s hockey team created history by winning a medal in the hockey event of the Olympics after 41 years. There is an atmosphere of great joy and gaiety about this victory in the whole country. People are constantly congratulating the Indian men’s hockey team on social media. For this achievement, the Prime Minister of the country, Narendra Modi has also congratulated the entire team while praising the captain of the hockey team Manpreet Singh.
Praising Captain Manpreet Singh, Prime Minister Modi said, ‘Today you have created history’. Congratulating Manpreet Singh as well as head coach Graham Reid, assistant coach Piyush Dubey and the entire hockey team for winning the bronze medal in the ‘Tokyo Olympics’, he said that Manpreet’s intention was clear today. Manpreet Singh also thanked Prime Minister Modi for his constant encouragement to the team.
PM Modi spoke to the Men’s Hockey Captain Manpreet Singh, Head Coach Graham Reid and Assistant Coach Piyush Dubey. He congratulated the team for emerging victorious and bringing home the Bronze medal#Olympics
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— ANI (@ANI) August 5, 2021
Talking about the match, after 41 years in the history of Indian hockey, the hockey team has won a medal in the Olympics. The Indian team won the bronze medal by defeating Germany 5-4 in a very exciting match. India had earlier won a medal in hockey during the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
Indian men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh has dedicated this medal to the Corona warriors. Who are engaged in saving lives during this pandemic. He tweeted saying that a long-time dream has come true. It was a collective effort of all the players, coaches and support staff. His tireless support has yielded positive results today.