Updated on: August 04, 2021 9:21 IST

Vandana Katariya fulfils dream of late father with Olympic hat-trick against South Africa

A timely hat-trick from forward Vandana Katariya kept the India women's hockey team's medal hopes alive at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics as the Indian outfit edged out South Africa 4-3 in a thrilling Pool A encounter in Tokyo on Saturday. Katariya's father Nagar Singh had passed away after a cardiac arrest on May 30 this year.