India at Tokyo Olympics – Hockey: Check India’s Tokyo Olympics Hockey schedule, full squad, format & live stream details

India at Tokyo Olympics – Hockey: Check India’s Tokyo Olympics Hockey schedule, full squad, format, history & live stream details: The Indian hockey team will lock horns on Day 1 of the Olympics against New Zealand. India’s hockey team is the most successful team ever in the Olympics, having won eight gold medals. This time, India has been pooled with Australia, Argentina, Spain, New Zealand, and hosts Japan– Follow all updates about Indian Hockey Team LIVE from Tokyo Olympics on InsideSport.co & Watch Hockey matches LIVE streaming on SonyLIV.

India emerged as champions at the games in 1928, 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1964, 1980

However, it has been 41 long years since India won its last gold medal in Hockey. In the 1980 Moscow Olympics, the Indian hockey team defeated Spain in the final to win their 8th gold medal in hockey. It was their final podium finish in an Olympic event.

This year, the captain of the Indian Men’s Hockey Team- Manpreet Singh will be India’s flag-bearer alongside Mary Kom at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.

India at Tokyo Olympics: Indian Men’s Hockey Team Full Squad

Indian men's hockey squad for Tokyo Olympics: Brave selection for the biggest stage of them all | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

· Manpreet Singh (Captain)
· P.R. Sreejesh (Goalkeeper)
· Harmanpreet Singh (Defender)
· Rupinder Pal Singh (Defender)
· Surender Kumar (Defender)
· Amit Rohidas (Defender)
· Birendra Lakra (Defender)
· Hardik Singh (Midfielder)
· Vivek Sagar Prasad (Midfielder)
· Nilakanta Sharma (Midfielder)
· Sumit (Midfielder)
· Shamsher Singh (Forward)
· Dilpreet Singh (Forward)
· Gurjant Singh (Forward)
· Lalit Kumar Upadhyay (Forward)
· Mandeep Singh (Forward).

India at Tokyo Olympics: Indian Women’s Hockey Team Full Squad

Hockey India announces women's squad for Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Hockey - Hindustan Times

Tokyo will be the Indian women’s hockey team’s third appearance overall and second successive outing at the Olympics. Since Rio, though, the team has progressed leaps and bounds. Indian women won the 2016 Asian Champions Trophy, 2017 Asia Cup, and a silver medal at the 2018 Asian Games.

· Rani Rampal (Captain)
· Savita Punia (Goalkeeper)
· Deep Grace Ekka (Defender)
· Nikki Pradhan (Defender)
· Gurjit Kaur (Defender)
· Udita (Defender)
· Nisha (Midfielder)
· Neha Goyal (Midfielder)
· Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam (Midfielder)
· Monika Malik (Midfielder)
· Navjot Kaur (Midfielder)
· Salima Tete (Midfielder)
· Navneet Kaur (Forward)
· Lalremsiami (Forward)
· Vandana Katariya (Forward)
· Sharmila Devi (Forward)

India at Tokyo Olympics: India Men’s Hockey Team Achievements:

    • World Ranking: 4
    • First Olympics: 1928, Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Major Achievements

At Olympics

    • Gold: 1928, Amsterdam
    • Gold: 1932, Los Angeles
    • Gold: 1936, Berlin
    • Gold: 1948, London
    • Gold: 1952, Helsinki
    • Gold: 1956, Melbourne
    • Gold: 1964, Tokyo
    • Gold: 1980, Moscow

World Cup

    • Gold: 1975, Kuala Lumpur

Asian Games

    • Gold: 1966, Bangkok
    • Gold: 1998, Bangkok
    • Gold: 2014, Incheon

Tokyo Olympics Hockey LIVE Streaming details & all other details – All Tokyo Olympics Hockey Matches will be LIVE Streamed on SonyLIV in India & Follow them LIVE on InsideSport.co.

India at Tokyo Olympics- Competition Format for Hockey

The hockey competition at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 comprises women’s and men’s events, with the same format and rules for both. In the preliminary round, 12 teams are divided into two pools of six. Each team plays every other team in its pool.

The two pools were determined by the FIH protocol on pool composition based on the FIH World Ranking as of 4 November 2019 as follows:

Pool A: Seed 1; 4; 5; 8; 9; 12
Pool B: Seed 2; 3; 6; 7; 10; 11

Men’s competition

Pool A: Australia, Argentina, India, Spain, New Zealand, Japan
Pool B: Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Great Britain, Canada, South Africa

Women’s competition

Pool A: Netherlands, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, India, South Africa
Pool B: Australia, Argentina, New Zealand, Spain, China, Japan

The top four teams in each pool proceed to the Quarter-Finals, with the remaining four teams eliminated at this stage. The winners of the Quarter-Finals progress to the Semi-Finals, the winners of which meet in the gold medal match. The losers of the Semi-Finals will play for the bronze medal.

India at Tokyo Olympics – Indian Hockey Team Tokyo Olympics schedule:

July 24: Men’s Pool A — India vs New Zealand, 6:30 AM

July 24: Women’s Pool A — India vs Netherlands, 4:15 PM

July 25: Men’s Pool A — India vs Australia, 3 PM

July 26: Women’s Pool A — India vs Germany, 5:45 PM

July 27: Men’s Pool A — India vs Spain, 6:30 AM

July 28: Women’s Pool A — India vs Great Britain, 6:30 AM

July 29: Men’s Pool A — India vs Argentina, 6 AM

July 30: Women’s Pool A — India vs Ireland, 8:15 AM

July 30: Men’s Pool A — India vs Japan, 3 PM

July 31: Women’s Pool A — India vs South Africa, 8:45 AM

August 1: Men’s Quarter-Final — if qualify, from 6 AM

August 2: Women’s Quarter-Final — if qualify, from 6 AM

August 3: Men’s Semi-Final — if qualify, from 7 AM

August 4: Women’s Semi-Final — if qualify, from 7 AM

August 5: Men’s Medal Matches — if qualify, from 7 AM and 3:30 PM

August 6: Women’s Medal Matches — if qualify, from 7 AM and 3:30 PM

India at Tokyo Olympics: India Men’s Hockey Team Performance at Rio 2016

India men’s hockey team defeated Ireland and Argentina, drew with Canada while losing to Germany and Netherlands to make the quarterfinals. Belgium defeated India in the last-eight clash.

Tokyo Olympics Hockey LIVE Streaming details & all other details – All Tokyo Olympics Hockey Matches will be LIVE Streamed on SonyLIV in India & Follow them LIVE on InsideSport.co.

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