Hockey World Cup

Hockey World Cup

FIH “Federation Internationale de Hockey” or “International Hockey Federation” in English is the International Governing Body of field hockey and indoor field hockey. FIH is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland.  It organizes the Hockey World Cup after every four years. Hockey became an Olympic sport in 1908 and the Hockey World Cup started in the year 1971. Pakistan won the first world cup of Hockey which was hosted by Spain in 1971.

Hokey World Cup

The list of Men’s Hockey World Cup winners since 1971:

Hockey World Cup

Year Host Country Winner Runner-Up

Score

1

1971 Spain Pakistan Spain 1-0

 

2

1973 Netherlands Netherlands India

4-2

3 1975 Malaysia India Pakistan

2-1

4

1978 Argentina Pakistan Netherlands

3-2

5

1982 India Pakistan  West Germany 3-1
6 1986 England Australia England

2-1

7

1990 Pakistan Netherlands Pakistan 3-1
8 1994 Australia Pakistan Netherlands

4-3

9

1998 Netherlands Netherlands Spain 3-2
10 2002 Malaysia Germany Australia

2-1

11

2006 Germany Germany Australia 4-3
12 2010 India Australia Germany

2-1

13

2014 Netherlands Australia Netherlands

6-1

14

2018 Bhubaneswar, India Belgium Netherlands

0-0 (Belgium won 3-2 in the shootout)