Indian women's hockey team breaks into top-10

Rani Rampal and company gained two places in the ranking table to be placed at number 10 behind Korea and ahead of Spain.

The chart is being led by European champions Netherlands, who have maintained its top position, and is followed by England and Pan American Cup champions Argentina.   -  ASIAN HOCKEY FEDERATION

 

The Indian women’s hockey team today broke into the top-10 in the FIH world rankings following its Asia Cup title triumph in Japan.

The India team gained two places in the ranking table to be placed at number 10 behind Korea and ahead of Spain.

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The chart is being led by European champions Netherlands, who have maintained its top position, and is followed by England and Pan American Cup champions Argentina.

USA have dropped down to seventh, with 2017 Oceania Cup winners Australia in fourth position. New Zealand and Germany also leapfrogged USA, taking up the fifth and sixth position respectively.

Chile made considerable gains, moving up five positions from 20th to 15th after it picked up the silver medal in this year’s Pan American Cup.

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Along with Chile, the Czech Republic (now 19) and Singapore (35) were amongst the biggest risers for the women, all moving up five positions.

The India’s men’s team has maintained the sixth position in the latest rankings.

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