Rio Olympics 2016: Argentina beat Belgium 4-2 in the men's hockey final

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Argentina win historic first hockey gold

Argentina won Olympic men's hockey gold for the first time with a 4-2 victory over Belgium in Rio.

Tanguy Cosyns gave Belgium the lead but Argentina took control before half-time thanks to goals from Pablo Ibarra, Ignacio Ortiz and Gonzalo Peillat.

Gauthier Boccard brought the Red Lions back into it but Agustin Mazzilli's last-minute goal sealed victory.

Germany won the bronze medal with a 4-3 penalty shootout win over the Netherlands after the match ended 1-1.

Prior to winning gold in Rio, Argentina had never previously reached the semi-finals of an Olympic tournament.

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