Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'Golden moment for Indian hockey and sports,' nation lauds men's team as they win bronze

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Tokyo: The Indian men's hockey team beat Germany 5-4 to win the bronze medal playoff to end the 41-year wait for the podium. The last time India climbed the podium was in the 1980 Moscow Games when India won gold medal.

Simranjeet Singh (17th, 34th minutes) scored a brace, while Hardik Singh (27th), Harmanpreet Singh (29th), and Rupinder Pal Singh (31st) were the other scorers for India.

Following are some of the Twitter reactions to the win:

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