When did Pakistan win their first Hockey World Cup?

Who won the first World Cup of Hockey championship?

It took place from 15 to 24 October in Barcelona, Spain. Pakistan were the inaugural World Cup winners, beating Spain in the final, 1–0.

1971 Men’s Hockey World Cup.

Tournament details
Champions Pakistan (1st title)
Runner-up Spain
Third place India
Tournament statistics

What country won the first World Cup of Hockey?

The 1971 Men’s Hockey World Cup was the inaugural tournament of the Hockey World Cup men’s field hockey tournament. It was held from 15–24 October 1971 in Barcelona, Spain. Pakistan defeated the host team Spain with a 1-0 victory to lift the trophy.

How many times did Pakistan become hockey champion?

Pakistan is the most successful team, having won the tournament four times. The Netherlands and Australia have each won three titles, and Germany has won two titles.

How many times Pakistan won hockey champions?

Pakistan is the only Asian champion, with three titles to its name including the first two in 1978 and 1980. In the women’s tournament, Argentina and the Netherlands won the trophy seven times. Australia have won the trophy six times, while Germany, China and South Korea have won it one time each.

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Which country will host 2022 Hockey World Cup?

It will be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar and at the under-construction 20,000 seat Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium in Rourkela, India from 13 to 29 January 2023.


Dates 20–30 January 2022
Event 2022 Pan American Cup
Location Santiago, Chile
Quotas 2

When was first Hockey World Cup held?

Nick Paul scored in overtime as Canada defeated Finland 2-1 to win gold at the IIHF World Hockey Championship.

How many World Cup Pakistan has won?

Cricket World Cup

year winner score
1983 India 140
1987 Australia 246–8
1992 Pakistan 227
1996 Sri Lanka 241

Which is the national sport of Pakistan?

De facto national sports

Country/Territory Sport
Nepal Dandi Biyo, Kabaddi
New Zealand Rugby union
Norway Cross-country skiing (winter)
Pakistan Field hockey

Who is the first captain of Pakistan hockey team?

A.I.S. Dara was the first captain of Pakistan Hockey team and Muhammad Rizwan Senior is current caption of Pakistan National Hockey Team.

When did Pakistan won first Olympic gold medal in hockey?

Pakistan competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 44 competitors, all men, took part in 35 events in 7 sports. Here, they won their first Olympic Games gold medal by defeating India in the final of the men’s hockey competition.

Why is Pakistan not in Olympics hockey?

“In Indian hockey there is no shortage of funds and competition exposure for their team.” Pakistan has not been able to qualify for the last two Olympic Games and has faced acute fund shortage in the last three years totally depending on grants from the government.

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How many times Pakistan won Olympic?

Pakistan has won Olympic medals in 9 Olympic Games – go here for a list of Pakistani medals by Olympics.