Azlan Shah Cup

Azlan Shah Cup

Question: Which team won Azlan Shah Cup 2019, which took place in Malaysia on March 30, 2019?
(a) India
(b) Malaysia
(c) D. Korea
(d) Canada
Answer: (c)
Related facts:

  • The 28th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament was held in Ipoh (Epoh), Malaysia between March 23 and 30, 2019.
  • World No. 17 South Korea defeated No. 5 India by 4-2 in the penalty shootout and won the title of for the third time (gold medal).
  • In the match played for third place, host Malaysia defeated Canada 4-2 to win the bronze medal.
  • Japan remained fifth and Poland sixth.
  • India, Malaysia, Canada, Japan, Poland and South Africa. Six teams, including Korea, participated in this tournament.
  • The prizes given in the competition should be as follows-
  • Man of the match-finals – Jang Jong Hyun (South Korea)
  • Player of the Tournament – Surendra Kumar (India)
  • Goalkeeper of the tournament – Kim Jae-Hyeon (South Korea)
  • Top Goal Scorer – Mandeep Singh (India) and Jang Jong hyun (South Korea) both scored 7-7 goals.
  • Fair Play Award – Japan

Links:
https://www.indiatoday.in/sports/hockey/story/sultan-azlan-shah-cup-final-2019-india-vs-korea-hockey-penalty-shoot-out-1490332-2019-03-30
http://www.newsonair.com/News?title=South-Korea-defeat-India-in-final-Azlan-Shah-Cup-Hockey-tourney&id=361609

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