2001 Men's Hockey Champions Challenge

The 2001 Men's Hockey Champions Challenge took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from December 7 to December 15, 2001.

2001 Men's Hockey Champions Challenge
Tournament details
Host countryMalaysia
CityKuala Lumpur
Dates7–15 December
Teams6 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)Malaysia National Hockey Stadium
Final positions
Champions India (1st title)
Runner-up South Africa
Third place Argentina
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored64 (3.56 per match)
Top scorer(s) Jorge Lombi (7 goals)
Best player Mike Cullen
(next) 2003

Participating nations were Argentina, Belgium, host Malaysia, India, Japan, and South Africa. The winner earned a spot at the 2002 Champions Trophy in Cologne, Germany.

India defeated South Africa 2–1 in the final to win the competition.


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