Published on: October 29, 2023

Women Hockey Asia Championship 2023

Women Hockey Asia Championship 2023

Why in news? India is set to host, the Women Hockey Asia Championship 2023 in Ranchi, Jharkhand


  • India is hosting the continental event for the first time
  • “Juhi”, is the official mascot for the tournament that draws an inspiration from the iconic elephant at Betla National Park.


  • Inaugural season-2010
  • Most recent champion(s)-Japan
  • Most titles-South Korea won three times
  • India has won the tournament once
  • Participant Teams -India, China , Malaysia, Japan, Thailand and South Korea
  • Features-Biennial women’s international field hockey competition
  • Contested by the best five women’s national teams of the member associations of the Asian Hockey Federation.
  • The tournament was expanded to six teams in 2021 from earlier 5 teams