Published on: October 29, 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