The Netherlands produced a classy performance to beat Argentina 3-1 in the final of the women’s hockey tournament at the Tokyo Olympics.
The Dutch had won gold at both Beijing in 2008 and London in 2012 before being stunned by Great Britain in Rio five years ago.
But two goals from Caia van Maasakker and another from Margot van Geffen helped the Netherlands back to gold and underline their dominance in the sport.
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Team Netherlands celebrate victory in the Women's Gold Medal match between Netherlands and Argentina on day fourteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Oi Hockey Stadium on August 06, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan

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Earlier in the day Great Britain secured a bronze medal with victory in a 4-3 thriller against India.
A lively opening quarter saw Great Britain dominate possession but unable to breach Savita Punia in the Indian goal.
Punia made a string of excellent saves to frustrate the Brits in the opening stages, including a stunning left-handed save to deny Giselle Ansley.
The breakthrough came just 34 seconds into the second quarter however, Elena Rayer rewarded for an excellent run down the flank when Deep Grace Ekka could only deflect her drive into her own goal.
It was the turn of Great Britain’s keeper to play hero shortly after, as Maddie Hinch made a fantastic save with her stick to deny India on a rare foray forward.
The Brits doubled their lead through Sarah Robertson as she smashed a shot in off the post following an excellent move down the right.
Incredibly, Great Britain’s comfortable advantage was flipped on its head before half-time, as two rapid fire Indian goals were followed up by a Navjot Kaur strike to leave the Brits trailing at the halfway mark.
Hollie Pearne-Webb restored parity early into the third to settle British nerves, setting up a grandstand finish heading into the final quarter.
Inspired again by Punia, India defended valiantly to survive wave after wave of British attacks before the pressure finally told 11 minutes from time.
Balsdon’s powerful strike from a penalty corner put her side ahead for the second and final time, as the Brits held their nerve to take home bronze.
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