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Rio Olympics: India beat Argentina 2-1 in crucial hockey playoff

It's a crucial for India, who now face Canada in their next match

BS Web Team  |  Mumbai 

The Indian men's hockey team clawed its way back, albeit partially, with a 2:1 win over Argentina at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Tuesday. Chinglensana Singh put India ahead in the 8th minute, and were ahaed by a solitary goal at the end of the second quarter.

The team then consolidated its position with a second goal, when Kothajit Singh scored off his stick. The Indians, who had suffered a 2:1 loss to Germany on Monday after the winning team went ahead in the dying moments of the game, yielded a solitary goal with about 11 minutes to the whistle. That goal came off Argentina's first ...

First Published: Tue, August 09 2016. 21:13 IST

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