Team India celebrating after a goal against Australia in Tokyo Olympics | Photo Courtesy: PTI

India created history on August 2 as they beat Australia to enter the semifinals in women’s hockey at the Tokyo Olympics.

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The Indian women’s team stormed into the semifinals of the Olympics for the first-time ever on August 2.

India defeated world No. 2 Australia 1-0 in the quarterfinals for their maiden entry into the medal rounds of the Olympic Games hockey tournament.

Gurjit Kaur scored the lone goal of the match as India beat Australia in the women’s quarterfinals. India had to save several penalty corners in the closing moments of the match as Australia pressed high up the pitch.

This is India’s biggest win in women’s hockey as the team is playing in the Olympics only for the third time. The team had finished 12th out of 12 teams at the Rio Olympics.

India will meet Argentina in the semis on August 4.

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