Sarah Thomas in semis despite GB defeat by Netherlands

Wales' Sarah Thomas has reached the Olympic hockey semi-finals despite Team GB's 2-1 defeat by the Netherlands.

The 31-year-old and her team-mates face Argentina in Wednesday's semi-final while reigning champions the Netherlands take on New Zealand.

Thomas has played in all GB's Pool A games, scoring in their opening 4-0 win over Japan.

She is also taking part in a second Olympics, having played at the 2008 Beijing Games.

Since beating Japan, Team GB beaten South Korea 5-3 win, and Belgium 3-0 win before the shock 2-1 defeat by China that preceded defeat by the Netherlands.

GB were already assured of a semi-final ahead of the clash with the Netherlands after China's hopes ended with a 1-0 defeat by Japan earlier in the day.

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