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7th Asian Women's Hockey Champions Trophy to be hosted by Ranchi

Utkarsh Classes 24-08-2023
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Ranchi, capital city of  Jharkhand  will host the 7th edition of the Asian Champions Trophy for women. It will be a joint venture between Hockey India and the Jharkhand government .  

The Asian Champions Trophy  hockey tournament for women is being held in India for the first time . It will be held in Ranchi from 27th October 27 to 5th November 2023. 

Participating team and winners 

Besides India, defending champion Japan, runner-up  South Korea, China, Malaysia and Thailand are expected to participate in the tournament.

The Indian women’s team won the title in 2016 and in the following edition in 2018, it finished runner-up.

Only three teams have won the title . South Korea has won it 3 times , Japan two times and India once.

Women's Asian Champions Trophy for hockey 

The Women's Asian Champions Trophy for hockey is held every two years .  Top 5 women’s national hockey teams from Asia  who are the members of the Asian Hockey Federation participate in the championships .

 

Edition 

Year 

Host 

Winner 

Runners Up

1

2010

Busan, South Korea 

South Korea 

Japan 

2

2011

Ordos, China 

South Korea

China 

3

2013

Kakamigahara , Japan 

Japan

India 

4

2016

Singapore 

India 

China 

5

2018

Donghae ,South Korea 

South Korea 

India 

6

2021

Donghae ,South Korea 

Japan 

South Korea 

7

2023

Ranchi ,India 

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Asian Hockey Federation 

  • The Asian Hockey Federation was founded during the Asian Games in Tokyo, Japan in 1958.

  • India is the founding member of the Asian Hockey Federation  and currently 31 countries of Asia are its members.
  • It is the governing body of international hockey in the Asian region.

Headquarters : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

Hockey India 

  • Hockey India is the governing body of  both men’s and women's hockey in India .

  • It was formed in 2009 after the Indian Hockey Federation was de-recognized by the International Olympic Association  in 2008.
  • Hockey India is recognised by the Union Sports ministry, International Hockey Federation, Asian Hockey Federation and the Indian Olympic Association.

Headquarters: New Delhi 

President : Dilip Tirkey 

FAQ

Answer: Ranchi, Jharkhand

Answer : Top five national women teams of Asia .

Answer : Once in 2016
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