The results of the Asian Games, held in Doha, Qatar this month, didn’t have a major influence on both the Men’s and Women’s Sahara WorldHockey Team Rankings. In both genders, there was no change in the top ten of the ranking.
Germany is still the leader of the Men’s Sahara WorldHockey Team Ranking with 2315 points. Asian Games bronze medalist Pakistan remains the best Asian team as the Pakistani are ranked fifth with 1835 points. Asian Games Champion Korea added 100 points to its total, but stays steady on the sixth position with 1600 points. India, the team that reached a disappointing fifth place at the Asian Games, didn’t drop at the Sahara WorldHockey Team Ranking. India is ranked seventh with 1293 points. Asian Games runner-up China climbed one position and is the number 18 on the Sahara WorldHockey Team Ranking.
World Champion Netherlands remains the leader of the Women’s Sahara WorldHockey Team Ranking. The Dutch team is with 2556 almost 400 points ahead of second ranked Australia. Asian Games Champion China added 100 points to its total and remains the best Asian team. China is currently ranked fifth with 1816 points. Asian Games runner-up Japan is ranked sixth with 1410 points. Malaysia made the best progress as the Malaysian women’s team moved up two places to the 24th position.
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