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Hockey Rankings: Indian Men To Finish 2021 In Third Spot, Women Drop To Ninth

Olympic bronze winning Indian men’s hockey group will end the calendar year in 3rd place, its greatest-at any time, as for every the International Hockey Federation (FIH) rankings introduced on Thursday. The Manpreet Singh-led Indian group received the bronze in Tokyo Online games earlier this calendar year to end a forty one-calendar year medal hold out for the nation. India, who completed 3rd in the just-concluded Asian Champions Trophy in Dhaka, will end the calendar year with 2296.038 details driving Olympic champions Belgium and toppers Australia. Australia have leapfrogged Belgium in the most recent chart subsequent the Red Lions’ current FIH Hockey Professional League attract and defeat at the fingers of the Netherlands.

Australia will shut the calendar year with 2642.25 details, just 10 details forward of FIH Hockey Professional League and Olympic champions Belgium, who have 2632.twelve.

Netherlands (2234.33) and Germany (2038.71) are positioned in fourth and fifth positions respectively. The leading 10 is done by England (sixth – 1990.sixty two), Argentina (7th – 1826.11), New Zealand (8th – 1598.24), Spain (ninth – 1532.33) and Malaysia (10th – 1427.eighteen).

The Asian Champions Trophy saw a variety of exchanges of position details concerning the competing groups, whilst there was minor in conditions of movement. Champions South Korea keep on being 16th with runners up Japan still in seventeenth posture. Fourth positioned finishers Pakistan carry on to keep on to 18th area, when fifth positioned Bangladesh have dropped two sites to forty.

Amongst girls, India have dropped a rung to ninth place from the previous update.

The Indian women’s group, which completed a historic fourth in the Tokyo Olympics, will end the calendar year with 1810.32 details.

Netherlands girls will end the calendar year at the leading of the FIH globe rankings.


The Oranje end 2021 with 3015.35 details, in excess of 600 position details forward of 2nd positioned England (2375.78). Olympic silver medallists Argentina will start out 2022 in the 3rd place, being just 14 details driving England with 2361.28.

Australia (2334.04) will end the calendar year in fourth area, with Germany (2126.fifteen) and Spain (1959.sixty two) fifth and sixth positions respectively. Belgium (7th area – 1939.88), New Zealand (8th area – 1821.11), India (ninth area – 1810.32) and China (10th area – 1677.96) total the leading 10.

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