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Savita hopeful of good show in Tokyo

By The Assam Tribune

NEW DELHI, July 18: Women�s hockey goalkeeper Savita says the Indian team was inexperienced at the Rio Olympics but has since then transformed into a competitive side in the last four years and it stands a good chance of making history in next year�s Tokyo Games.

The Indian women�s hockey team had created history when they qualified for Rio Olympics after a gap of 36 years. But that joy was shortlived as they crashed out in the group stages.

�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,� Savita was quoted as saying in a Hockey India release. � PTI

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