Roll Ball World Cup

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Roll Ball World Cup
2011present
Tournament information
LocationVarious
Month playedVarious
Established 2011
Format Group stage followed by knockout
Current champion
India

The Roll Ball World Cup is an international men's and women's international Roll Ball tournament organized by the International Roll Ball Federation (IRBF).

International Roll Ball Federation is an international sports body for the sport Roll Ball. This also has had its own world cup for Roll Ball since the first 2011 Roll Ball World Cup in Pune. India a member and host was runners-up Denmark won the world cup and a non-member. Many member nations did not take part and there were many non members. Since then there have been international Roll Ball World Cups in 2013, 2015 and 2017.

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Summary

2011 World Cup

The first Roll Ball World Cup was held at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune in Maharashtra state of the Republic of India. This was held from 17 April 2011 to 22 April 2011. Denmark was the winner. Host India was the runner-up. [1]

The Shree Chhatrapati Shivaji Sports Complex, Balewadi, Mahalunge, Pune is an Indian sports complex, which includes the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium. The complex is situated in Balewadi, Mahalunge Pune, about 14–15 km from Pune downtown and 4–5 km from Hinjawadi, Pune. This complex was the venue for the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games.The sports complex is also venue for Khelo India Youth Games, 2019.

Pune Metropolis in Maharashtra, India

Pune, formerly spelled Poona (1857–1978), is the second largest city in the Indian state of Maharashtra, after Mumbai. It is the ninth most populous city in the country with an estimated population of 3.13 million. Along with its Industrial Estate Pimpri Chinchwad and the three cantonment towns of Pune, Khadki and Dehu Road, Pune forms the urban core of the eponymous Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR). According to the 2011 census, the urban area has a combined population of 5.05 million while the population of the metropolitan region is estimated at 7.27 million.

Maharashtra State in western, southern and central India

Maharashtra is a state considered to be part of western, central, southern and south-central India. It is the second-most populous state and third-largest state by area in India. Spread over 307,713 km2 (118,809 sq mi), it is bordered by the Arabian Sea to the west, the Indian states of Karnataka and Goa to the south, Telangana and Chhattisgarh to the east, Gujarat and Dadra and Nagar Haveli to the north west, and Madhya Pradesh to the north. It is also the world's second-most populous subnational entity. It was formed by merging the western and south-western parts of the Bombay State, Berar and Vidarbha, and the north-western parts of the Hyderabad State and splitting Saurashtra by the States Reorganisation Act. It has over 112 million inhabitants and its capital, Mumbai, has a population around 18 million making it the most populous urban area in India. Nagpur hosts the winter session of the state legislature. Pune is known as 'Oxford of the East' due to the presence of several well-known educational institutions.

2013 World Cup

The second World Cup was held in Nairobi, Kenya from 3 to 6 October 2013. It was won by India by defeating the inaugural champions Iran in the final. [2]

Nairobi City in Nairobi County, Kenya

Nairobi is the capital and the largest city of Kenya. The name comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nairobi, which translates to "cool water", a reference to the Nairobi River which flows through the city. The city proper had a population of 3,138,369 in the 2009 census, while the metropolitan area has a population of 6,547,547. The city is popularly referred to as the Green City in the Sun.

Kenya republic in East Africa

Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with 47 semiautonomous counties governed by elected governors. At 580,367 square kilometres (224,081 sq mi), Kenya is the world's 48th largest country by total area. With a population of more than 52.2 million people, Kenya is the 27th most populous country. Kenya's capital and largest city is Nairobi while its oldest city and first capital is the coastal city of Mombasa. Kisumu City is the third largest city and a critical inland port at Lake Victoria. Other important urban centres include Nakuru and Eldoret.

India Country in South Asia

India, also known as the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is the second most populous country and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

2015 World Cup

The hosts India won the 3rd Roll Ball World Cup by beating Iran by 6–4 in the final. It was held in Pune in Balewadi Stadium.

Iran Country in Western Asia

Iran, also called Persia and officially known as the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia. With over 81 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 18th most populous country. Comprising a land area of 1,648,195 km2 (636,372 sq mi), it is the second largest country in the Middle East and the 17th largest in the world. Iran is bordered to the northwest by Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, to the north by the Caspian Sea, to the northeast by Turkmenistan, to the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, to the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, and to the west by Turkey and Iraq. The country's central location in Eurasia and Western Asia, and its proximity to the Strait of Hormuz, give it geostrategic importance. Tehran is the country's capital and largest city, as well as its leading economic and cultural center.

Balewadi Stadium

The Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium, nicknamed Balewadi Stadium, is a football stadium in Pune, Maharashtra that is the home of the FC Pune City of the Indian Super League and DSK Shivajians of the I-League. The stadium is part of the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex.. It also hosted Davis Cup in February, 2017 after the suggestion of Maharashtra Lawn Tennis Association. The complex is situated in Balewadi, Mahalunge Pune, about 14–15 km from Pune downtown and 4–5 km from Hinjawadi, Pune.

2017 World Cup

The hosts were Bangladesh and the venue was Dhaka. In the men's category India defeated Iran by 8–7 while the women defeated the same opponent by the margin of 6–4. [3] [4]

Results

Women

Year Host Final Third place match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd placeScore 4th place
2011
details
Flag of India.svg
Pune
_ _ _ _
2013
details
Flag of Kenya.svg
Nairobi
Flag of India.svg
India
10-1 Flag of Kenya.svg
Kenya
Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal
2015
details
Flag of India.svg
Pune
Flag of Kenya.svg
Kenya
2-1 Flag of India.svg
India
Flag of Iran.svg
Iran
1-0 Flag of Uganda.svg
Uganda
2017
details
Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Dhaka
Flag of India.svg
India
6–4 Flag of Iran.svg
Iran
Flag of Kenya.svg
Kenya
8–1 Flag of Senegal.svg
Senegal

Men

Year Host Final Third place match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd placeScore 4th place
2011
details
Flag of India.svg
Pune
Flag of Denmark.svg
Denmark
15-1 Flag of India.svg
India
Flag of Belarus.svg
Belarus
15-1 Flag of Nepal.svg
Nepal
2013
details
Flag of Kenya.svg
Nairobi
Flag of India.svg
India
9-6 Flag of Iran.svg
Iran
Flag of Denmark.svg
Denmark
4-3 Flag of Kenya.svg
Kenya
2015
details
Flag of India.svg
Pune
Flag of India.svg
India
6-4 Flag of Iran.svg
Iran
Flag of Latvia.svg
Latvia
7-4 Flag of Kenya.svg
Kenya
2017
details
Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Dhaka
Flag of India.svg
India
8–7 Flag of Iran.svg
Iran
Flag of Kenya.svg
Kenya
7–1 Flag of Bangladesh.svg
Bangladesh

Medal table

Women

Men

Results

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