Australia won Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2016

Posted on:20 Jun 2016 09:06:28

Australia won Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2016
20 June 2016 Current Affairs: Australia on 18 June 2016 won Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2016 at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London. It defeated India 1-0 in a shoot-out.

The game finished with the score locked at 0-0 but later Australia scored a goal in the shoot-out reducing the score to 1-0 and won the final match to win the Gold medal. Australia’s Blake Govers missed a penalty stroke, while India was dominant in the third and fourth quarter before losing the shoot-out.With this victory, Australia claimed the Champions Trophy title for the 14th time.Germany defeated Great Britain to win the bronze medal.

Final standings - Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2016

1.Australia

2. India (won Silver Medal)

3.Germany

4.Great Britain

5.Belgium

6.Korea

Individual Awards

Best player: Tobias Hauke (Germany)

Best junior player: Harmanpreet Singh (India)

Best goalkeeper: George Pinner (Great Britain)

Top scorer: Marco Miltkau (Germany)


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