Indian men’s hockey team jumps to 5th place in FIH
The Indian team which played inspiring hockey throughout the tournament, leapfrogged Belgium and Argentina while entering the top-5 nations in the world.
World Cup holders and Champions Trophy winners Australia remained at the top of the men’s rankings while Netherlands, the Olympic and World Champions held on to top spot in the women’s rankings.
There is no change in the men’s top three nations, with Netherlands ranked second and Germany third. While England (and Great Britain) remain fourth.
In the women’s rankings, Argentina’s stunning title success at the Champions Trophy keeps them in second place but has seen them narrow the gap with the top-ranked Dutch.