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India won Men and Women title of Kabaddi World Cup 2014

Dec 22, 2014 10:10 IST

India on 20 December 2014 won the Men and Women title of Kabaddi World Cup 2014. This was the fifth Kabaddi World Cup.

In Men, India defeated Pakistan while in women, India defeated New Zealand to win the title for the fourth consecutive time.


The final match of the cup was played at Guru Gobind Singh Multipurpose Stadium in Jalandhar, Punjab, India.

Final match report

Men’s Kabaddi team

Women’s Kabaddi team

Indian men's team defeated Pakistan 45-42 for the fourth time

Indian Women’s team defeated New Zealand 36-27 for the second time in a row

 

Awards

Awards in Men’s section

The winner of men section, India, bagged prize money of 2 crore rupees and first runners up, Pakistan won 1 crore rupees. Iraq that stood third won prize money of 51 lakh rupees.
Best raiders: Sandeep Surakhpur (India) and Shafiq Ahmad Chishti (Pakistan)
Best stopper: Yadwinder

They were awarded with Preet Tractors each.

Awards in Women’s section

The winner of women section, India, bagged prize money of 1 crore rupees and first runners up, New Zealand, won 51 lakh rupees. Pakistan that stood third won prize money of 25 lakh rupees.
Best raiders: Ram Bateri (India), Priyanka (India), Lani Perese (New Zealand)
Best stopper:  Anu Rani (India) and Tito (New Zealand)

Both best raider and stopper were awarded with a case prize of 1 lakh rupees each.

Participants of the Kabaddi world Cup

Section

Number of team

Participant countries

Men

11 teams

India, Pakistan, Argentina, United States of America, England, Canada, Australia, Iran, Denmark, Spain and Sweden

 

Women

8 teams

India Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Mexico, New Zealand, United States of America, England and Denmark

 

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