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Asian Games champs to get 2.5 lakh each from Hockey India

October 02, 2014 22:05 IST

The gold medal-winning Indian men's hockey team will receive a cash reward of Rs 2.5 lakh each from Hockey India for their stupendous show at the Asian Games.

India players celebrate after the scoring the winning goal to win the hockey gold medal on ThursdayIndia regained the Asian Games title after 16 years, following a 4-2 shoot-out win over Pakistan in the final on Thursday.

Not only the men's players but Head coach Terry Walsh and High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans will also receive Rs 2.5 lakh each.

The support staff will also receive Rs 1 lakh each.

The players of the women's team, which won bronze medal, will get Rs 1 lakh each from the Federation while the support staff members will get Rs 50,000 each.

Image: India players celebrate after the scoring the winning goal to win the hockey gold medal on Thursday

Photograph: Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images