Tokyo Olympics: Friends, families celebrate as India beat Germany in hockey, win bronze
Heartwarming footage shows friends and family back home dancing and playing drums.
Friends and family of the Indian hockey team can be seen celebrating back home to celebrate the team's historic Olympic win.
ANI footage shows player Nilakanta Sharma neighbours and family in Imphal, Manipur dancing and playing drums to laud the team's bronze at the Tokyo Games.
#WATCH | Manipur: Family members and neighours of hockey player Nilakanta Sharma in Imphal dance as they celebrate the victory of team India in Men's Hockey.— ANI (@ANI) August 5, 2021
India won #Bronze medal in Men's Hockey against Germany in Tokyo #Olympics pic.twitter.com/dEF92jtNse
Meanwhile in Punjab, the family of Gurjant Singh in Amritsar celebrate the 5-4 victory against Germany dancing holding hockey sticks aloft.
#WATCH | Punjab: Family members of hockey player Gurjant Singh in Amritsar celebrate the victory of Team India's match against Germany.— ANI (@ANI) August 5, 2021
India won #Bronze medal in Men's Hockey in #TokyoOlympics. This is India's first Olympic medal in hockey after 41 years. pic.twitter.com/tgmXaXMVsZ
In Punjab's Jalandhar, player Mandeep Singh's family rejoiced.
#WATCH | Punjab: Hockey player Mandeep Singh's family in Jalandhar celebrate after Team India clinched #Bronze medal in Men's Hockey in #TokyoOlympics— ANI (@ANI) August 5, 2021
"India has won medal after many years. I'm speechless over what India has achieved today," says Mandeep's father Ravinder Singh pic.twitter.com/tQwWHnzfDS
India defeated Germany 5-4 in a high-intensity goal fest on Thursday to win the bronze medal in men's hockey, their first Olympic medal in the sport after a gap of 41 years.
Simranjeet Singh scored two goals while Harmanpreet Singh, Rupinderpal Singh, and Mandeep Singh scored a goal apiece for India.
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