India’s men hockey team jumps to fifth position in FIH ratings

Q.  India men’s hockey team has jumped to which position in the FIH ratings?
- Published on 27 Jun 16

a. Fifth
b. Fourth
c. Third
d. Second

India’s men hockey team has jumped to fifth position ahead of Belgium, New Zealand and Argentina after the team lodged a protest against the penalty shootout before settling for historic silver after the jury announced a 1-3 result against Australia.
  • India will now have 1689 points at the close of the Champions Trophy, 56 points ahead of sixth placed Belgium and just eight away from Great Britain on the fourth
  • India was ranked fifth in 2004 last.
  • This marks the first time in more than a decade that India Hockey Team has made it to the top 5 in the world rankings since the International Hockey Federation started the system in 2003

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