In 5 Pics: Indian Men's Hockey And Pure Joy At Olympics

Tokyo Olympics: The last time India had won a medal in hockey was at the 1980 Moscow Games where they got the gold.

In 5 Pics: Indian Men's Hockey And Pure Joy At Olympics

Tokyo Olympics 2020: "Pretty proud of these legends!" tweets India Men's hockey team coach Graham Reid.

New Delhi:

Indian men's team defeated Germany 5-4 in the bronze medal match to end a 41-year wait for an Olympic medal in hockey. The last time India had won a medal in hockey was at the 1980 Moscow Games where they got the gold. 

PM Modi skipped his morning Yoga session to make time for the hockey match, officials told NDTV.

"Historic! A day that will be etched in the memory of every Indian. Congratulations to our Men's Hockey Team for bringing home the Bronze. With this feat, they have captured the imagination of the entire nation, especially our youth. India is proud of our Hockey team," PM Modi tweeted. 

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India's goalkeeper Sreejesh Parattu Raveendran celebrates by sitting on top of the goal's crossbar after winning the men's bronze medal match of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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India celebrates after winning the men's bronze medal match.

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Players pose for pictures as they celebrate their victory in the men's bronze medal match of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Indian men's team defeats Germany 5-4 in the bronze medal match to end a 41-year wait for an Olympic medal in hockey.  

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Indian players celebrate after winning the men's bronze medal match of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.