India wins 2016 Kabaddi World Cup

India has won the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup by defeating Iran by 38-29 score in the final match played at the Arena in Ahmedabad (Gujarat. It was India’s third consecutive Kabaddi World Cup in the Standard Style version of Kabaddi. Earlier India had won in 2004 and 2007. 

Captain of Indian team: Anup Kumar

Captain of Iranian team: Meraj Sheykh

About Kabaddi:
Kabaddi is a contact sport that originated in Tamil Nadu. Kabaddi is known by its regional names in different parts of the subcontinent, such as hadudu in Bengal, bhavatik in Maldives, chedugudu in Andhra Pradesh, sadugudu in Tamil Nadu and "kabaddi in Maharashtra.

Kabaddi is the national game of Bangladesh and also the state game of Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Punjab.


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