Kabaddi World Cup 2016 – India 8 times World Champion

Indians – the inventor of the game, won all 8 editions of the Kabaddi world cup since its inception.

October 22, 2016 : It was not a good feeling for entire nation when India conceded a 13-18 lead to Iran as the half-time mark arrived but a magical comeback in the second half restricted us to see another world champion. India completed the hattrick of Kabaddi world Cup in standard style of the game and it was Ajay Thakur who played the role of fighter in the night of the Final. India defeated Iran by 38-29 proving dominance yet again in Kabbadi.

Kabaddi World Cup

Kabaddi world cup is played in 2 formats :  Kabaddi World Cup (Standard style) & Kabaddi World Cup (Circle style) organized by International Kabaddi Federation and Government of Punjab, India respectively.

Kabaddi World Cup (Standard style) :

Championship has been contested in  20042007 and 2016. India emerged as champion in all three tournaments defeating Iran in Final.

Kabaddi World Cup (Circle style) :

Championship has been contested every year since 2010 to 2014, India emerged as champion in all 5 tournaments.

 Overall Summary of Kabbadi world cup till date :

Year Winner Score Runner-up Host City Style
2004 India 55-27 Iran Mumbai Standard
2007 India 29-19 Iran Panvel Standard
2010 India 58-24 Pakistan Ludhiana Circle
2011 India 59-25 Canada Ludhiana Circle
2012 India 59-22 Pakistan Ludhiana Circle
2013 India 48-39 Pakistan Ludhiana Circle
2014 India 45-42 Pakistan Sri Muktsar Sahib Circle
2016 India 38-29 Iran Ahmedabad Standard

Kabaddi World Cup

Kabaddi World Cup (Womens) :

Championship has been contested every year since 2012 to 2014 in circle style , India emerged as champion in all 3 tournaments.

Overall Summary :

Year Winner Score Runner-up Host City Style
2012 India 25-19 Iran Patna Circle
2013 India 49-21 New Zealand Ludhiana Circle
2014 India 36-27 New Zealand Sri Muktsar Sahib Circle

Kabaddi World Cup

Statistics proves the consistency of Indian team in Kabaddi . It clearly reflects Indians are more dominating than cricket, when Kabaddi comes into picture. Indian Kabaddi team needs more support as well as exposure from government and Sponsors. They even need more fans in the country and they deserves the same. Team Sportzify wishes Indian Kabaddi team on winning World Cup for the Nation.

“Salute !! Jai Hind”

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