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Argentina won 1st Olympic medal in men's hockey

Argentina won its first ever field hockey gold medal after topping Belgium 4-2.
•    Within the first three minutes of the match, Belgium’s Tanguy Cosyns got his team an early lead after tipping in a long pass to the circle.
•    However, Argentina went on a three-goal scoring rampage to close out the first two quarters of play.
•    The Argentina national field hockey team, represents Argentina in international field hockey competitions.
•    The team, which plays in sky blue and white jerseys, is organised by the Argentine Hockey Confederation.
•    Argentina is also the only American team to win a gold medal at the Olympic Games. 
•    They achieved the victory during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
•    Argentina has won more than 20 official titles, which are detailed below:
    Summer Olympics : Gold 2016
    Champions Challenge I: 2005, 2007, 2012
    Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: 2008
    Pan American Cup: 2004, 2013
    Pan American Games : 1967, 1971, 1975, 1979, 1991, 1995, 2003, 2011, 2015
    South American Championship: 2003, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2013, 2014
 

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