Indian men's hockey team, with this win over arch-rival Pakistan, had also qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics
India on Thursday beat Pakistan in a penalty shootout to win gold in men’s hockey in the Incheon Asian Games. With this win, Indian men's hockey team also qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics after winning gold in Asiad. Indian women 4x400m relay team also won gold in the Asian Games.
This was the 160th match between the teams. At the Asian Games it was 13th meeting with three victories for India, two drawn and eight defeats.
Here is the sequence of Penalty Strokes...
1st : India 1 - 0 Pakistan (Akashdeep Singh)
2nd : India 1 - 0 Pakistan (Muhammad Irfan)
3rd : India 2 - 0 Pakistan (Rupinder Pal Singh)
4th : India 2 - 1 Pakistan (Muhammad Waqas)
5th : India 2 - 1 Pakistan (Manpreet Singh)
6th : India 2 - 1 Pakistan (Muhammad Umar Bhutta)
7th : India 3 - 1 Pakistan (Birendra Lakra)