The Indian women's hockey team lost 2-1 to USA via a golden goal in the bronze medal play-off match to return empty handed from the first leg of the Four-Nation tournament.

Locked 1-1 at the end of the regulation time, India conceded a penalty stroke three minutes into extra time, which USA captain Lauren Crandall converted at the Harbour Hockey Stadium in Auckland.

Host New Zealand won the gold by beating Australia 3-2. — PTI

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