Going out all gun’s blazing Indian women Hockey team thrashed USA 5-1 in the first game of the two-match Olympic qualifier in Odisha. With the win, the women team is all but certain to get a ticket to the next year’s Tokyo Olympics.
Following the suit, the Men’s team beat Russia 4-2. The challenge for the men’s team was less difficult as their opponent Russia is the lowest-ranked side in the Olympic qualifiers. Both the teams would face off again on Saturday.
The women team would also face the USA on Saturday at the same venue where they crushed them 5-1.
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