India men’s hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh said it’s time to stop basking in the glory of the historic bronze medal at the Tokyo Games and start focussing on qualifying for the Paris Olympics by winning next year’s Asian Games.

The Indian team has been showered with accolades since returning home following a bronze medal winning feat at Tokyo, a medal that broke India’s 41-year-old jinx at the Olympics.

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It’s been a month since the Indian men’s team beat Germany 5-4 in the third place play off and Manpreet said it’s time to start planning for a busy 2022 calendar.

“I think these past few weeks have been great with people showering us with all their love and praises. Now, I feel it’s time we rest our bodies and mind,” the India skipper said in a release issued by Hockey India.

“We have enjoyed all the felicitations, the honour and accolades we…

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