India was the major force of World Hockey till 1970s. From then on as the grass was replaced by artificial turf, the pace of other teams forced the beautiful dribbling game of Indians to take backseat. Indian Men’s team is the highest Gold medal winner in Olympics, and highest medals winner in Asian Games.
In Nov, 2011 India is placed 9th at the World level. But, the glorious past boasts of Gold Medal in all the international hockey tournaments, except Champions trophy.
India’s Medals Tally
|Asian Champions Trophy||1||0||0|
|Sultan Azlan Shah||4||1||4|