Bronze-Winning Indian Women's Hockey Team Returns Home to Rousing Welcome

Indian women's hockey team had defeated Japan to avenge their 2010 defeat to win a bronze medal at the Incheon Asian Games.

updated: October 03, 2014 23:01 IST
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India women's hockey team at the Delhi airport.


New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) congratulated its bronze medal winning women's team and extended a grand welcome to them on Friday on their return here from the Incheon Asian Games. (Day 14 Blog | Medal Tally)

The team defeated Japan 2-1 on Wednesday to claim third spot. South Korea won gold while China clinched silver.

"It's a proud moment for the country that our women's team have won the bronze medal at the 17th Asian Games. Each player of the team contributed towards this glory and I am proud of this team and wish them continued success in the future," HI secretary general Narinder Batra said. (Also Read: Apologised for Sake of the Nation, Says Sarita Devi)

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