सामयिक विषय: Hockey

The 121st All India Beighton Cup

All India Beighton Cup

Question: Which of the following team won the All India Beighton Cup title?
(a) Indian Oil
(b) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)
(c) Punjab National Bank
(d) None of the Above
Ans:(a)
Related facts:

  • The 121st All India Beighton Cup Hockey Tournament was held between December 16-27 at SAI Centre in Salt Lake.
  • It was organised by Bengal Hockey Association (BHA).
  • Indian Oil won their fifth All India Beighton Cup title by edging past Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) 5-3 in the final.
  • Indian Oil’s Kothajit Singh was adjudged the man of the tournament.
  • Bharat Petroleum, led by Sukhwinder Singh while Indian Oil was led by Deepak Thakur.

Reference:
http://www.sportskeeda.com/general-sports/indian-oil-beat-bharat-petroleum-to-win-5th-beighton-cup-crown
http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/indian-oil-beat-bharat-petroleum-to-win-5th-beighton-cup-crown-116122700816_1.html
http://sportsteamofindia.com/indian-oil-wins-the-121st-all-india-beighton-cup/

4th Girls U18 Asia Cup 2016

Women’s Under-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament

Question: Which of the following country has won the recently held Women’s U-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament?
(a) India
(b) Malaysia
(c) China
(d) South Korea
Ans. (c)
Related facts:

  • Women’s U-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament was held on 16-22 December 2016.
  • The participating teams are 8 (South Korea, China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Chinese Taipei and Singapore)
  • Competition Results:
  • Gold-China (4-2), the second title
  • Silver-Japan
  • Bronze-India (Korea, 3-0)

Reference:
http://hockeyindia.org/images/stories/2013/12/Girls-U18-Asia-Cup-Bangkok-2016-22.pdf
http://www.firstpost.com/sports/indian-womens-hockey-team-secure-bronze-at-u18-asia-cup-hockey-tournament-3169406.html

Uttar Pradesh Hockey Junior World Cup Men Lucknow 2016

Junior Hockey World Cup- 2016

Question: Which of the following country has won the Junior Hockey World Cup- 2016?
(a) Belgium
(b) India
(c) Pakistan
(d) Germany
Ans:(b)
Related facts:

  • The 2016 Hockey Junior World Cup was the 11th edition of the Hockey Junior World Cup for men, an international field hockey tournament.
  • It was held in Lucknow, India from 8–18 December, 2016.
  • Number of participating teams -16
  • Competition Results
    1. Gold – India
    2. Silver – Belgium
    3. Bronze – Germany
  • Awards:
  • Man of the match(Final) – Gurjant Singh (India)
  • Best Player of the Tournament: Enrique Gonzalez de Castejon (ESP)
  • Goalkeeper of the Tournament: Loic van Doren (BEL)
  • Up & Coming U19 Player of the Tournament: Timm Herzbruch (GER)
  • Fair Play Award: New Zealand
  • Fans Choice Award: Harmanpreet Singh (IND)
  • HERO Top Scorer of the Tournament: Edward Horler (ENG) – 8 goals
  • India have become the first nation to win the hockey junior World Cup at home.
  • India beat Belgium 2-1 to win their second world title after 15 years.
  • India has won its first title in Hobart, Australia in 2001.
  • In 1997, India had won a silver medal in Milton Keyes, England.

Reference:
http://www.fih.ch/events/hockey-junior-world-cup/uttar-pradesh-mens-hockey-junior-world-cup-2016/news/incredible-india-win-uttar-pradesh-hockey-junior-world-cup-men-lucknow-2016/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_Men’s_Hockey_Junior_World_Cup
http://www.hindustantimes.com/other-sports/hockey-junior-world-cup-final-live-score-live-updates-india-upbeat-vs-belgium/story-hdgZr2bl3sR3Nl0pHVL0BP.html

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