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Germany won Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2013

Dec 16, 2013 09:00 IST

Germany on 15 December 2013 lifted the Men's Junior Hockey World Cup for a record sixth time. In the title clash at New Delhi, defending champions Germany defeated France, 5-2 to retain the title.

For the Germans, Nilkas Wellen scored the hat-trick goals with Jonas Gomoll and Christopher Ruhr being the other goal scorers. For France, Gaspard Baumgarten scored both the goals.

In another match, the Netherlands beat Malaysia, 7-2 to finish third in the tournament. The Indian team finished at the 10th spot, after losing to Pakistan in penalties in the 9th-10th position match on 14 December 2013.

image Final Positions: 1. Germany, 2. France, 3. The Netherlands, 4. Malaysia, 5. Australia, 6. Belgium, 7. New Zealand, 8. Korea, 9. Pakistan, 10. India, 11. Argentina, 12. South Africa, 13. Spain, 14. England, 15. Egypt, 16. Canada.

Individual Awards:

Player of the final: Niklas Wellen (Germany).
Player of the Tournament: Christopher Rühr (Germany)
Goal-keeper of the Tournament: Edgar Reynaud (France)
Top Scorer: Christopher Rühr (Germany), 9 goals
Goal of the Tournament: Jean-Laurent Kieffer (France), Argentina vs. France, 3rd French goal (48th minute)

The Junior Hockey world Cup 2013 was held in New Delhi, India from 6-15 December 2013. A total of 16 teams were participated in this tournament.

About Men's Junior Hockey World Cup

The Men's Junior Hockey World Cup also known as the Roger Danet Trophy is an international field hockey competition organised by the International Hockey Federation (FIH).

The tournament was first held at France in 1979. Since 1985 it has been held every four years. Competitors must be under the age of 21 as of December 31 in the year before the tournament is held.


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