Do you know which country won the first women’s Gold Medal at Olympic Games? You will be amazed by the answer

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The 1980 Olympic Games held in Moscow, saw the Zimbabwe women’s national hockey team winning the gold medal. The team was called less than a month before the games began to help fill the gaps the American-led Olympic boycott created in the women’s hockey competition. In addition, this medal represents the country’s first Olympic victory of any colour.

Женская хоккейная команда Зимбабве

 

By Pablo Mendoza

Pablo Mendoza is an FIH Hockey Academy Educator and the owner of A Hockey World. Contact: pablo@ahockeyworld.net

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