In pics: India's road to the Olympic Qualifiers finals

Sports | | February 24, 2012, 7:03 pm
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Singapore hockey team goalkeeper Setya Putra Samudra unsuccessfully dives to save a goal from India. India won 15-1. (AP Photo)

Singapore hockey team goalkeeper Setya Putra Samudra unsuccessfully dives to save a goal from India. India won 15-1. (AP Photo)

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Gurwinder Singh Chandi hits a goal against Singapore as India thrashed Singapore 15-1. (AP Photo)

Gurwinder Singh Chandi hits a goal against Singapore as India thrashed Singapore 15-1. (AP Photo)

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Indian men continued to storm towards an Olympic qualification as they registered their second consecutive big win of the hockey qualifiers with three goals from star drag-flicker Sandeep Singh, which helped India rout Italy 8-1. (AP Photo)

Indian men continued to storm towards an Olympic qualification as they registered their second consecutive big win of the hockey qualifiers with three goals from star drag-flicker Sandeep Singh, which helped India rout Italy 8-1. (AP Photo)

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Raghunath Ramachandra Vokkaliga celebrates after scoring against Italy in 8-1 rout. (AP Photo)

Raghunath Ramachandra Vokkaliga celebrates after scoring against Italy in 8-1 rout. (AP Photo)

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Shivendra Singh is hugged by teammates after he scored a goal  against France. Sandeep Singh continued to torment India's opponents by scoring a hat-trick that helped the hosts beat France 6-2. (AP Photo)

Shivendra Singh is hugged by teammates after he scored a goal against France. Sandeep Singh continued to torment India's opponents by scoring a hat-trick that helped the hosts beat France 6-2. (AP Photo)

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Sandeep Singh continued to torment India's opponents in the Olympic hockey qualifiers by scoring a hat-trick that helped the hosts beat France 6-2. (AP Photo)

Sandeep Singh continued to torment India's opponents in the Olympic hockey qualifiers by scoring a hat-trick that helped the hosts beat France 6-2. (AP Photo)

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Shivendra Singh reacts after scoring a goal against Canada as India beat visitors 3-2. (AP Photo)

Shivendra Singh reacts after scoring a goal against Canada as India beat visitors 3-2. (AP Photo)

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Sandeep Singh reacts with teammates after scoring India's second goal against Canada in 3-2 win. (AP Photo)

Sandeep Singh reacts with teammates after scoring India's second goal against Canada in 3-2 win. (AP Photo)

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Ramachandra Vokkaliga Raghunath after scoring against Poland as India edge past Poland 3-2 in the final league game. (AP Photo)

Ramachandra Vokkaliga Raghunath after scoring against Poland as India edge past Poland 3-2 in the final league game. (AP Photo)

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Gurwinder Singh Chandi makes an attempt at the Polish goal. (AP Photo)

Gurwinder Singh Chandi makes an attempt at the Polish goal. (AP Photo)