Friday, July 30, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Vandana Katariya becomes first Indian female hockey star to score Games hat-trick

In what comes as startling news for Indian women's hockey, Vandana Katariya scored a hat-trick to allow India to beat South Africa 4-3 in its final group stage game of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to keep its knockout hope alive. However, she attained something special with the hat-trick. As a result, she is now the first Indian female hockey star to score a hat-trick in an Olympic game. Meanwhile, Katariya began scoring in the fourth minute, while she scored her second in the 17th minute. It was in the 49th minute when she completed her hat-trick. History has been made. 🇮🇳 Vandana Katariya scores the first-ever hat-trick for the Indian Women's Hockey Team in the Olympics. 💙#INDvRSA #IndiaKaGame #TeamIndia #Tokyo2020 #TokyoTogether #StrongerTogether #HockeyInvites #WeAreTeamIndia #Hockey — Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) July 31, 2021 NOTE: Asianet News humbly requests everyone to wear masks, sanitise, maintain social distancing and get vaccinated as soon as eligible. Together we can and will break the chain #ANCares #IndiaFightsCorona

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