Men's Hockey Champions Challenge I


The Men's Hockey Champions Challenge I was an international men's field hockey tournament, played every two years.

Men's Hockey Champions Challenge I
Most recent season or competition:
2014 Men's Hockey Champions Challenge I
FormerlyMen's Hockey Champions Challenge
SportField hockey
Inaugural season2001
Ceased2014
Replaced byHockey World League
No. of teams8
ContinentInternational (FIH)
Last
champion(s)
 South Korea (1st title)
(2014)
Most titles Argentina (3 titles)

It was introduced in 2001 by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) in order to broaden hockey's competitive base at world level, the last tournament was held in 2014 in Malaysia and won by South Korea. The champions challenge was replaced by the FIH Hockey World League in 2014 after eight editions.[1]

Results


Summaries

Year Host Final Third place game Number
of teams
Winner Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
2001
Details
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
India
2–1
South Africa

Argentina
4–2
Malaysia
6
2003
Details
Johannesburg, South Africa
Spain
7–3
South Korea

South Africa
2–2 (a.e.t.)
(5–4 p.s.)

New Zealand
6
2005
Details
Alexandria, Egypt
Argentina
5–2
South Korea

Belgium
6–5
England
6
2007
Details
Boom, Belgium
Argentina
3–2 (a.e.t.)
New Zealand

India
4–3
England
6
2009
Details
Salta, Argentina
New Zealand
4–2
Pakistan

India
3–2
Argentina
8
2011
Details
Johannesburg, South Africa
Belgium
4–3
India

South Africa
3–1
Argentina
8
2012
Details
Quilmes, Argentina
Argentina
5–0
South Korea

Ireland
4–3 (a.e.t.)
Malaysia
8
2014
Details
Kuantan, Malaysia
South Korea
4–0
Canada

Malaysia
4–2
Ireland
8

Successful national teams

Team Titles Runners-up Third places Fourth places
 Argentina 3 (2005, 2007, 2012*) 1 (2001) 2 (2009*, 2011)
 South Korea 1 (2014) 3 (2003, 2005, 2012)
 India 1 (2001) 1 (2011) 2 (2007, 2009)
 New Zealand 1 (2009) 1 (2007) 1 (2003)
 Belgium 1 (2011) 1 (2005)
 Spain 1 (2003)
 South Africa 1 (2001) 2 (2003*, 2011)
 Canada 1 (2014)
 Pakistan 1 (2009)
 Malaysia 1 (2014*) 2 (2001*, 2012)
 Ireland 1 (2012) 1 (2014)
 England 2 (2005, 2007)
* = host nation

Team appearances

Team
2001

2003

2005

2007

2009

2011

2012

2014
Total
 Argentina 3rd1st1st4th4th1st6
 Belgium 6th3rd6th7th1st5
 Canada 8th8th6th2nd4
 China 6th1
 Egypt 6th1
 England 5th4th4th3
 France 6th1
 India 1st3rd3rd2nd4
 Ireland 3rd4th2
 Japan 5th5th7th5th7th5
 Malaysia 4th6th5th4th3rd5
 New Zealand 4th2nd1st5th4
 Pakistan 2nd1
 Poland 6th8th8th3
 South Africa 2nd3rd5th5th3rd7th6
 South Korea 2nd2nd2nd1st4
 Spain 1st1
Total66668888

See also


References


  1. "Did you know... a brief history of Champions Challenge 1". FIH. 23 April 2014. Retrieved 23 April 2014.