India wins 2016 Kabaddi World Cup

Posted on:24 Oct 2016 09:13:28

India wins 2016 Kabaddi World Cup
24 October 2016 Current Affairs: India has lifted the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup on 22 October 2016. Team India, under the captaincy of Anup Kumar, defeated Iran 38-29 in the final held at the Arena By TransStadia in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

This was India's 3rd World Cup in the Standard Style version of Kabaddi.

2016 Kabaddi World Cup : The 2016 Kabaddi World Cup was an international kabaddi tournament governed by the International Kabaddi Federation. It was contested from 7 to 22 October 2016 in Ahmedabad, India.

Twelve countries had competed in the tournament.The tournament was hosted at The Arena by TransStadia, a newly-constructed convertible stadium in Ahmedabad.

The official emblem of the tournament was unveiled on 14 September 2016 by Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel. It incorporated a stylized lion, representing the Asiatic lions of Girnar.


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