“We are so happy, it is the result of hard work that we put in for several, several days. In 1980, we qualified for the Games but this time, we made the semifinals. It is a proud moment for us,” Gurjit said after the match.
“This team is like a family, we have supported each other and found support from the country as well. We are very happy,” she added.
This will be indian Hockey team best performance in the Olympics since 1980 Moscow Games where they finish with the fourth.
Under Captaincy of Rani Rampal Indian Hockey team will be the Semi Final game of Hockey Events in the Tokyo olympics against Argentina on Wednesday.