सामयिक विषय: Hockey

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

MENS AHF Cup 2016

5th Men’s AHF Cup-2016

Question: Which of the following country has won the recently held 5th Men’s AHF Cup?
(a) India
(b) Sri Lanka
(c) Bangladesh
(d) Singapore
Ans: (c)
Related facts:

  • 5th Men’s AHF Cup was held in Hong Kong China from 19 to 27 November 2016.
  • Result of the Compettition:
  • Gold -Bangladesh
  • Silver-Sri Lanka
  • Bronze-Hong Kong
  • Ashraful Islam, a Bangladeshi player scored maximum(9 goals) goal in the competition.

Reference:

https://tms.fih.ch/competitions/733#statistics
http://www.asiahockey.org/mavista/cms/en/home/33580/19—27-November-2016-%3C%2Fbr%3EMen’s-AHF-Cup
http://www.asiahockey.org/mavista/cms/en/news/33608/Bangladesh-vs-Sri-Lanka-final-in-Hong-Kong
http://bdnews24.com/sport/2016/11/27/bangladesh-beat-sri-lanka-to-earn-third-straight-ahf-cup-title

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