Jun 20, 2021, 12:45 PM IST
On June 17, Hockey India announced the 16-member Hockey Squad for the Tokyo Olympics to be held from July 23 to August 8. Star striker Rani Rampal will be the captain of the side. This will be the Indian Women's Hockey team's third appearance at the Olympic Games and their second consecutive outing, with previous appearances coming in 1980 and 2016. According to her father he said, "It is pride for our nation as well for the family that she got his opportunity." Rani's father added, "It is because of her dedication that she stands at this position."