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Indian men's and women's hockey teams have entered the finals of the Olympic Test Event in Tokyo and slated to play the summit clashes today. The men's team trounced the hosts Japan 6-3  yesterday after Mandeep Singh struck a fine hat-trick while Nilakanta Sharma, Nilam Sanjeep Xess and Gurjant Singh scored one goal each for India.

The win put India in the second spot in the points table and they face toppers New Zealand in the summit clash today. The match is slated to begin at 8.30 a.m. Indian Standard Time.

Meanwhile, after an impressive performance against Australia, the Indian women's hockey team also secured its place in the final. They played out a goal-less draw against China in the third and last round-robin match. 

With a tally of five points from their three matches, Indian eves topped the points table and will now face host Japan in the final later in the day.



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