Indoor Hockey World Cup

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Indoor Hockey World Cup
Current season, competition or edition:
Sports current event.svg 2018 Men's Indoor Hockey World Cup
2018 Women's Indoor Hockey World Cup
Sport Indoor field hockey
Founded2003
No. of teams12
ContinentInternational (FIH)
Most recent
champion(s)
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria (Men)
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (Women)
Most titlesFlag of Germany.svg  Germany (Men – 3 titles)
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (Women – 3 titles)
Official website FIH

The Indoor Hockey World Cup is an international indoor field hockey competition organised by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The tournament was first held in 2003 and it is held every four years.

International Hockey Federation International sports governing body

The Fédération Internationale de Hockey, commonly known by the acronym FIH, is the international governing body of field hockey and indoor field hockey. Its headquarters are in Lausanne, Switzerland and the president is Narinder Batra. FIH is responsible for field hockey's major international tournaments, notably the World Cup.

The 2003 Indoor Hockey World Cup championship was the first time this competition took place. It occurred in February 2003, in Leipzig, Germany. The host nation Germany won both the men’s and women’s gold medals. The Eurosport TV channel covered the event, which had good ratings despite the late schedule. The 2015 Men's Indoor Hockey World Cup was also held in Leipzig, Germany. A total of 20 million viewers watched 13 hours broadcast on Eurosport, with ten matches broadcast on live TV.

Contents

Format

Twelve qualified teams will be divided into two pools. The top two in their pool qualified for first to fourth classification, while third and fourth qualified for fifth to eighth classification, the last two teams will play for last four placing.

Qualification

Qualification is set by the governing body, the International Hockey Federation. The qualified teams include the host country, continental champions and the most recent World Cup final ranking. [1]

Men

Summaries

YearHostFinalThird place match
WinnerScoreRunner-upThird placeScoreFourth place
2003
Details
Leipzig, Germany Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
7–1Flag of Poland.svg
Poland
Flag of France.svg
France
8–6Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
2007
Details
Vienna, Austria Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
4–1Flag of Poland.svg
Poland
Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
3–1Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2011
Details
Poznań, Poland Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
3–2 (ET)Flag of Poland.svg
Poland
Flag of Austria.svg
Austria
5–0Flag of Russia.svg
Russia
2015
Details
Leipzig, Germany Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands
3–2Flag of Austria.svg
Austria
Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
13–2Flag of Iran.svg
Iran
2018
Details
Berlin, Germany Flag of Austria.svg
Austria
3–3(3–2 pso)Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
Flag of Iran.svg
Iran
5–0Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia

Performance by nation

TeamTitlesRunners-upThird placeFourth place
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 3 (2003, 2007, 2011)1 (2018)1 (2015)
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 1 (2018)1 (2015)1 (2011)
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 1 (2015)
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 3 (2003, 2007, 2011)
Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 1 (2018)1 (2015)
Flag of France.svg  France 1 (2003)
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 1 (2007)
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 1 (2003)
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 1 (2007)
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1 (2011)
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 1 (2018)

Participation details

Team 2003
Flag of Germany.svg
(12)
2007
Flag of Austria.svg
(12)
2011
Flag of Poland.svg
(12)
2015
Flag of Germany.svg
(12)
2018
Flag of Germany.svg
(12)
Years
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 8th8th7th10th4th5
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 6th3rd2nd1st4
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 7th1
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 6th7th10th12th4
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 7th4th8th9th5th5
Flag of England.svg  England 6th1
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1st1st1st3rd2nd5
Flag of France.svg  France 3rd1
Flag of Iran.svg  Iran 9th4th3rd3
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 10th1
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 12th1
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia 12th1
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 5th5th1st3
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 12th1
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 2nd2nd2nd7th6th5
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 9th5th4th5th9th5
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 10th11th11th11th4
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 3rd1
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 6th1
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 4th9th8th8th4
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 12th10th2
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 11th11th2

Women

Summaries

YearHostFinalThird place match
WinnerScoreRunner-upThird placeScoreFourth place
2003
Details
Leipzig, Germany Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
5–2Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands
Flag of France.svg
France
3–1Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
2007
Details
Vienna, Austria Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands
4–2Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
5–2Flag of Ukraine.svg
Ukraine
2011
Details
Poznań, Poland Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
4–2Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands
Flag of Ukraine.svg
Ukraine
4–2Flag of Belarus.svg
Belarus
2015
Details
Leipzig, Germany Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands
1–1(1–0 pso)Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
0–0(2–0 pso)Flag of Austria.svg
Austria
2018
Details
Berlin, Germany Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
2–1Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands
Flag of Belarus.svg
Belarus
2–1Flag of Ukraine.svg
Ukraine

Performance by nation

TeamTitlesRunners-upThird placeFourth place
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 3 (2003, 2011, 2018)1 (2015)1 (2007)
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 2 (2007, 2015)3 (2003, 2011, 2018)
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 1 (2007)
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 1 (2011)2 (2007, 2018)
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 1 (2015)1 (2003)
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 1 (2018)1 (2011)
Flag of France.svg  France 1 (2003)
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 1 (2015)

Participation details

Team 2003
Flag of Germany.svg
(12)
2007
Flag of Austria.svg
(12)
2011
Flag of Poland.svg
(12)
2015
Flag of Germany.svg
(12)
2018
Flag of Germany.svg
(12)
Years
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 9th1
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 9th6th8th8th6th5
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 7th7th7th4th4
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 5th5th4th7th3rd5
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 11th1
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 9th10th2
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 4th11th6th3rd7th5
Flag of France.svg  France 3rd1
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1st3rd1st2nd1st5
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 10th1
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 12th12th12th3
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 6th1
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 12th1
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia 10th9th2
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 2nd1st2nd1st2nd5
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 5th5th8th3
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 8th11th2
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 8th1
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 10th12th9th3
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 2nd1
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 5th1
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 11th1
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 4th3rd6th4th4
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 10th1
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 11th1

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References

  1. "Qualification Criteria, Men's and Women's Indoor World Cups, 2011" (PDF). FIH. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-06-17. Retrieved 2010-08-02.