India wins 2016 Kabaddi World Cup

Oct 24, 2016 08:05 IST

India on 22 October 2016 lifted the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup. 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.

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About 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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Who: India

Where: Ahmedabad , Gujarat

What: Won 2016 Kabaddi World Cup

When: 22 October 2016

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