Ice Hockey In India

General News | Aug-06-2022

Ice Hockey In India

Ice hockey is a well-known sport that set its foot in India before the 2000s. Within a couple of years, the game has acquired prevalence the nation over and is significantly played in colder locales like Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and Ladakh. These spots are arranged in the incomparable Himalayas laps and are ideally suited for preparing and playing ice hockey.

Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir has turned into the new focal point of ice hockey in a couple of years. Ice hockey fans from all over the nation and a few outsiders visit Ladakh to acquire some insight into probably the most elevated arenas on the planet. In any case, counterfeit arenas are additionally present in certain districts of the country, for example, the Doon Ice Rink in Dehradun has a global estimated arena.

The Ice Hockey Association of India (IHAI) is the public administering assortment of ice hockey. Starting around 2009, the Indian public men's ice hockey group is contending in global competitions and matches. The Head Coach of the group Adam Sherlip has observed and effectively put the group through different rivalries, for example, the 2012 IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia facilitated at the Doon Ice Rink in India and competition in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

In 2017, the Indian men's group got the second spot in the IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia Division 1 in Kuwait though the ladies' group won the bronze decoration in Division 1 in 2019. Without a doubt, India has figured out how to show what it can do in ice hockey very well in the last 10 years. Today, more than ten ice hockey clubs are associated with the IHAI.

By : Anirudh Sharma
Government Senior Secondary School Bopara