India Lose In Women’s Hockey Semifinal to Argentina, To Play For Bronze


Guwahati: India women’s hockey team lost 1-2 to Argentina in the semi-final match on Wednesday.

Gurjit Kaur gave India the lead early in the match by converting a penalty corner. Argentina hit back in the second quarter as their captain Noel Barrionuevo scored the equaliser.  

The Argentine skipper scored again in the third quarter to make put India behind. The Indian team fought hard in the final 15 minutes but Argentina’s experience helped them keep the danger away as they successfully defended their lead.

Argentina will now take on the Netherlands in the gold medal match while India will be up against Great Britain in the bronze medal clash.