Indian women's hockey team beat Asian Games champions and hosts Japan 3-1 in the summit clash of the FIH Series Finals in Hiroshima yesterday.

Indian men had won the FIH Series Finals in Bhubaneswar recently.

For India, Gurjit Kaur scored two goals while captain Rani Rampal gave India early lead.  Kanon Mori equalised for Japan.

Gurjit was adjudged the highest scorer of the tournament with 11 strikes to her name while captain Rani Rampal was declared player of the tournament.

The  Indian team qualified for the FIH Olympic Qualifiers 2019 yesterday after securing a place in the finals of the competition with a win over Chile in the semi-final. This win in the summit clash will improve World No.9 India's rankings.

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