Olympics: Belgium win hockey gold after shootout victory over Australia

Belgium players celebrate after winning their penalty shoot-out.
Belgium players celebrate after winning their penalty shoot-out.PHOTO: REUTERS

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Belgium won the Olympic men's hockey gold medal 3-2 in a penalty shootout against Australia after the final finished in a 1-1 draw on Thursday (Aug 5).

Australia earned the silver medal and India took bronze after a thrilling 5-4 victory over Germany.