Hockey - India team
Indian men's hockey team kept their nerves to rally from a 1-3 deficit to defeat Germany for the bronze medal. Image Credit: Supplied photo

India rallied from 3-1 down to beat Germany 5-4 in a thrilling bronze medal play-off match in men's hockey in Tokyo Olympics. The eight-time gold medallists ended a 41-year drought for an Olympic medal.

They fought back brilliantly from a two-goal deficit to score an impressive win that reminded its fans of the glory days when the Indians were a force to reckon with in world hockey.

Simranjeet Singh scored two goals while Harmanpreet Singh, Rupinderpal Singh and Mandeep Singh scored a goal apiece for India while for Germany Oruz, Furk, Nicolas Whellen and Windfeder were on target.