The Indian women’s hockey team is a much stronger team now than it was in 2016 when it participated in the Rio Olympics, according to goalkeeper Savita. Reflecting on India’s campaign at the Olympics four years ago in a column for Hockey India, Savita said the team was too raw then, and made some mistakes during the competition.
“I feel our team was raw at that time and we made a few mistakes. Now, we have a much stronger side and I am sure we will be able to put the nightmare in Rio behind us. The experience at the Olympic Games will certainly hold us in good stead for the next one in Tokyo,” she said.
“We have certainly changed the way we operate on and off the field since the 2016 Olympics. We have recorded great victories in the last four years which includes Asia Cup 2017 and FIH Women’s Series Finals Hiroshima 2019,” she said.
Looking back on the…