Current Affairs: Kabaddi World Cup 2016 in India

India to host Kabaddi World Cup in October 2016

2016 Kabaddi World Cup 
  • India will host 12 teams in the Kabaddi World Cup scheduled to take place in October 2016, the International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) announced on 31.07.2016, Sunday .
Participated Countries
  • The United States, Canada, UK, Australia, Iran, Poland, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Korea, Japan and Kenya, apart from hosts India, are set to take part in the competition for the top honours, in the event the dates for which will be declared later. 
India Won all the Gold Medals
  • Kabaddi became a part of Asian Games in the year 1990 and India have won all the gold medals since.
  • President, International Kabaddi Federation, Janardan Singh Gehlot said, the Federation is immensely proud that Kabaddi is growing in popularity so fast and is all set to breakthrough on a global stage with the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup scheduled in India.


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