OLYMPICS Netherlands claims women's hockey gold at Tokyo Olympics

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Netherlands claims women's hockey gold at Tokyo Olympics

Xinhua

19:50, August 06, 2021

TOKYO, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Netherlands bagged the women's hockey gold medal after going past Argentina 3-1 at the Tokyo Olympic Games here on Friday.

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All four goals arrived in the second quarter. Margot van Geffen moved the Netherlands ahead in the 23rd minute. Her teammate Caia Jacqueline van Maasakker added a double in the 26th and 29th minute.

Agustina Gorzelany pulled one back one minute later, but it was still unable to save Argentina from a defeat.

Earlier on Friday, Britain overcame India 4-3 in the bronze medal match.


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