Update: 06 Aug 2021 11:26 STI
Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Aug 6 (ANI): Indian girl’s hockey star Gurjeet Kaur’s father Satnam Singh announced on Friday that he would apply for a government job for his daughter who scored 2 goals in the bronze medal game against Britain at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.
âI’m going to talk to the government about a government post for my daughter. Let’s see what happens,â Satnam said while praising his daughter’s performance in the game.
The Indian women’s hockey team fought Great Britain 3-4 in the bronze medal match here at Oi – North Pitch Hockey Stadium on Friday. With the loss, the Indian women’s team finished fourth at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, while the Great Britain team won their third consecutive Olympic medal.
“We lost, but the Punjab won. Our daughter is from Punjab and she scored 2 brilliant goals. We will welcome her exactly as we would if she wins,” added Satnam.
Gurjeet’s brother, Gurucharan Singh, was also pleased with the team’s performance.
“It’s not a loss. It’s a matter of pride to see our daughters reach this level,” he said.
Another family member also said he accepted the defeat and also praised Gurjeet’s individual performance, saying: “The results are in the hands of God. She played well and scored 2 goals. She will be welcomed. as she was supposed to do in a win. It’s huge that after 40 years the girls have played the semi-finals and our Gurjeet has scored 2 goals. “
The Indian women’s hockey team finished fourth after losing their semifinal fight to Great Britain by a 3-4 margin at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. Earlier, India had lost to Argentina by a 2-1 margin, setting up a bronze medal clash against Great Britain. (ANI)