Narendra Modi congratulates Indian women's hockey team

Mar 16, 2015, 13:01 IST | IANS

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated the Indian women's hockey on winning the Hockey World League (HWL) Round 2 championship.

"Congratulations to the women's hockey team. The entire nation is proud of them," Modi tweeted.

The women's hockey team defeated Poland 3-1 in the final to emerge champions at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Sunday.

With this win, India qualified for the HWL Round 3. If they finish within the top six in Round 3, they would qualify for the Rio Olympic Games in 2016. Runners-up Poland also advanced to the HWL Round 3.

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