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Hannah Martin scored Great Britain’s opening goal
Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8
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Great Britain goalkeeper Maddie Hinch repeated her Rio 2016 heroics, saving all four of Spain’s shots in a penalty shootout to secure the defending champions’ place in the semi-finals.

GB’s Hannah Martin and Sarah Jones both found the target to win the shootout 2-0 after the score was 2-2 at full-time.

The side will face the Netherlands in the semi-finals – the opponents they beat to claim gold in Rio.

Argentina and India are in Wednesday’s other semi-final.

Hinch also saved all four penalties to claim Great Britain’s first Olympic hockey gold in Rio, but a much-changed side lost 1-0 to the Netherlands in the Tokyo 2020 pool stage.

Martin put GB ahead in the second quarter with a superb individual effort, before Spain’s Belen Iglesias Marcos equalised.

Grace Balsdon once against gave the defending champions the advantage with a powerful shot from a penalty corner before Spain’s Berta Bonastre Peremateu levelled things again with nine minutes left to play.

Earlier on Monday India claimed a shock 1-0 win over Australia to reach the women’s hockey semi-finals for the first time, while Argentina beat Germany 3-0.

The Netherlands advanced to the last four with a 3-0 victory against New Zealand.

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