History of Kabaddi World Cup-IKF 2016 Starting from 7th October

History of Kabaddi World Cup-IKF 2016 Starting from 7th October

History of Kabaddi World Cup-IKF 2016 Starting from 7th October :- Kabaddi is a very popular and easy to learn sport. Its roots are millennium of years old across Ancient India and South Asia. Now this lovely and energetic sport is getting popular all over the world. It has different forms and types. There are two types of Kabaddi played across the world. These types are International and Indian. The International Kabaddi Federation is the highest authority of this game and International format has been recognized by it and it is followed by all the member countries.

History of Kabaddi World Cup-IKF 2016 Starting from 7th October
History of Kabaddi World Cup-IKF 2016 Starting from 7th October

There are many formats of Kabaddi in India, which have different rules in different parts of the nation. Federation Indian style of Kabaddi organised it own Kabaddi World Cup, which was first held in India, Punjab in 2010.  But International Kabaddi Federation don’t recognize to Indian Kabaddi World Cup. India always distinguished the event and won all the gold medals in both men’s and women’s category. Indian version of Kabaddi World Cup is played in circle style.

History of Kabaddi World Cup-IKF 2016 Starting from 7th October

The International matches are played by two teams of seven members. Each team face opponent by sending a player to the opponent’s territory and play hard to collect more points than their opponents for victory. The dimensions of the field in men’s and women’s matches are 10x13m and 8x12m respectively. Three players would be reserved in each team to fulfill the demand of supplements.

The matches of World Cup Kabaddi are played in two halves and each consists 20 minutes. There is a five minutes break time at half time. The teams exchange sides in half time. The federation of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League also follows these rules. Only  two Word Cups were organised on the international format in the year of 2004 and 2007. The 2016 Kabaddi World Cup will be organised by International Kabaddi Federation according to the international format. 12 countries from across the globe will be participants in the Kabaddi World Cup 2016.

Summary of The Last Kabaddi World Cups (Circle Format)

Men- The first World Cup of Circle format was held in Ludhiana, India in 2010. In which India defeated Pakistan by the difference of 58-24 points. 3rd and 4th place was taken by Canada and Italy respectively. The last World Cup of circle format was also held in an Indian city named Sri Muktsar Sahib in 2014. Indian team won the Gold Medal of this world after crashing Pakistani Team. Pakistani team played this game like children and got defeated by the score of 45-22. We are sharing a table of last played World Cup matches For our viewers. Please have a look at this wonderful information.

Year

Host Final 3rd Place Match

Winner

Score Runner-up 3rd Place Score 4th Place
2010 Ludhiana India 58-24 Pakistan Canada 66-22

Italy

2011

Ludhiana India 59-25 Canada Pakistan 60-22 Italy

2012

Ludhiana India 59-22 Pakistan Canada 51-33 Iran
2013 Ludhiana India 48-39 New Zealand Denmark 62-27

Pakistan

2014

Sri Muktsar Sahib India 45-22 New Zealand Pakistan 48-31 Denmark

2016

Women- The Kabaddi Federation of circle format took a very good decision to start Women’s World Cup and the first Women World Cup was organised in Patna, Bihar, India in 2012. Women’s Indian Team defeated to Iran by the score of 25-19. Japan and Thailand went back to their countries getting 3rd and 4th place respectively. We are giving below the summary of last Women Kabaddi World Cups for our wonderful viewers.

 

Year

 

Host

Final 3rd Place Match

Winner

Score Runner-up 3rd Place Score 4th Place
2012 Patna India 25-19 Iran Japan

Thailand

2013

Ludhiana India 49-21 New Zealand Denmark 34-33 Pakistan

2014

Sri Muktsar Sahib India 36-27 New Zealand Pakistan 38-28 Denmark

Kabaddi World Cup (International Format)

Men- First men’s Kabaddi World Cup was hosted by an India city named Mumbai, in 2004 and it was won by Indian Team. They got the Cup after defeating to Iran. Iran could not reach to the half of the score of the Indian team and got defeated by the score of 27-55 and went to back to their country having place of runner up. 3rd and 4th place was taken by Bangladesh and Canada. The World Cups of 2010 and 2013 could not organised due to some political and official issues. The last World Cup was held again in an Indian city named Panvel, in 2007 and India again won the trophy defeating to the last runner up Iran. Bangladesh and Japan had satisfied with 3rd and 4th place respectively. We are giving below a table to understand the last Kabaddi World Cups.

 

Year

 

Host

Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd Place Score

4th Place

2004

Mumbai India 55-27 Iran Bangladesh Canada
2007 Panvel India 29-19 Iran Bangladesh

Japan

2016

Ahmedabad

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