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Champions Trophy Hockey: India settle for silver medal after Australia win penalty shoot-out`

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India finished with Silver Medal in the 36th edition of the Hockey Champions Trophy after losing to Australia in the final. Both teams were goalless after regular time and Australia defeated India 3-1 to win their 14th title after a penalty shoot-out at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London.

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  • In the India’s Hockey History, it had won a bronze medal in the tournament way back in 1982 at Amsterdam.

The Winners:

In the six team featured tournament Indian team qualifies for the first time

Gold medal Australia
Silver medal India
Bronze medal Germany

The Individual Awards:

Best player: Tobias Hauke (GER)
Best junior player: Harmanpreet Singh (IND)
Best goalkeeper: George Pinner (GBR)
Top scorer: Marco Miltkau (GER)  

Rewards from Hockey India:

  • The apex body for hockey in India, announced a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh each for the players and Head Coach Roelant Oltmans and a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh for all other coaches and support staff on the account of brilliant performance finish in the tournament and winning a silver medal.
  • With this reward the body announced additional prize of Rs 1 Lakh for Harmanpreet Singh as he was adjudged as The Best Upcoming Junior Player of the Tournament.