New Delhi: The Tokyo Olympics, which began on July 23, have been a huge lying high across the country, as the Indian men's hockey team lost to Belgium in the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics. However, they are still a contender for the bronze medal. Meanwhile, PM Narendra Modi addressed the team's grief and encouraged them. Prime Minister Modi said that the men's hockey team has given its best and that is what matters.
Wins and losses are a part of life. Our Men?s Hockey Team at #Tokyo2020 gave their best and that is what counts. Wishing the Team the very best for the next match and their future endeavours. India is proud of our players.? Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 3, 2021
In a tweet, Prime Minister Modi said, "Defeat is part of life. Our men's hockey team gave their best at the Tokyo Olympics and that's what matters. Best wishes to the team for the next match and their future efforts. India is proud of its players.'' At the Tokyo Olympics, the Indian men's hockey team suffered a 5-2 failure from Belgium in the semifinals. With this, Belgium became the first team to reach the final, while the Indian team's Olympic gold wait has increased for another Olympics.
Earlier, during the match, Prime Minister Modi had written, "I am watching the Hockey Men's Semi-Finals of India and Belgium. We are proud of our team and its skills. Best wishes to them.'' The first half is over and both the teams are tied 2-2. India and Belgium have seen a tough match. The Indian men's hockey team defeated Great Britain 2-1 at the Tokyo Olympic Games to advance to the last four of the Olympics for the first time since 1972.