CWG 2014: Sardar Singh Proud of India's Silver Medal in Hockey

While he says missing out on the gold medal was a bit disappointing, Indian men's hockey captain Sardar Singh said that a silver is  a superb achievement too.

updated: August 05, 2014 19:05 IST
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Indian hockey team returns home to heroes welcome after bagging the silver medal at CWG 2014 in Glasgow


New Delhi: India might have failed to break their Commonwealth Games title jinx for the second consecutive time but captain Sardar Singh has a lot of positives to take from the event and said the silver medal was a "well- deserved" achievement for the past masters of the game.

Sardar said the young side can be "proud of their achievement" in the just-concluded Glasgow Games despite losing 0-4 to world champions Australia in the final. (Also read: After CWG silver, Indian hockey players target Asian Games gold)

"It was disappointment to miss out on the gold time but we are satisfied with what we have achieved. The boys can be proud of their achievement," Sardar told PTI in an interview after arriving from Glasgow.

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