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Hockey World Cup Winners List:
The Hockey World Cup is an international field hockey competition administered by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The Hockey World Cup competition was started in 1971. The first two competitions were held at an interval of two years, but later this interval was reduced to four years. So now this competition is organized every four years after 1975.
Important facts related to Hockey:
- Pakistan holds the record for most goals in a single World Cup. He scored 38 goals in the 1982 World Cup in Mumbai. Australia has won 51 matches in the World Cup, which is a world record.
- So far 24 teams have participated in the Hockey World Cup, out of which only Germany, India, Netherlands and Spain have participated in each World Cup.
- Most of the times Pakistan has won the World Cup (four times).
- India had won only one World Cup in the year 1975.
- Major Dhyanchand, an Indian hockey player, is called the "magician of hockey".
- India won the first gold medal of hockey in the year 1928 AD Olympic Games.
- Hockey is the national sport of India.
- India last won the hockey gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1980 in Moscow.
2023 Hockey World Cup (Men):
The 2023 Men's Hockey World Cup was the 15th edition of the men's FIH Hockey World Cup, the world championship organized by the International Hockey Federation. It was held in India from 13 to 29 January 2023 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar and the Biju Patnaik Hockey Stadium in Rourkela. After the match ended 3–3 in regular time, Germany defeated eventual champions Belgium 5–4 in a shoot-out to win their third title. The Netherlands won the bronze medal with a 3–1 win against Australia.
Hockey World Cup Winners List 1971-2023 :
|Year||1st Winner||2nd Winner||Host|
|2023||Germany||Belgium||Bhubaneswar and Rourkela, India|
|2014||Australia||Netherlands||The Hague, Netherlands|
|2010||Australia||Germany||New Delhi, India|
|2002||Germany||Australia||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|1982||Pakistan||West Germany||Mumbai, India|
|1978||Pakistan||Netherlands||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|1975||India||Pakistan||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|