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)


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
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.


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.



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