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Asian Kabaddi Championship 2023: India beat Iran in final to win title

In the final of the Asian Kabaddi Championship 2023 held at the Dong-Eui Institute of Technology Seokdang Cultural Center in Busan, Republic of Korea, India emerged victorious, defeating Iran with a score of 42-32. This marked India’s eighth championship title in the past nine editions. Pawan Sehrawat, the captain of the Indian team, played a crucial role, delivering an impressive performance with ten successful raids. Initially, within the first five minutes of the match, India faced a deficit against Iran.

Overview of the news

  • Six teams: India, Iran, Japan, Korea, Chinese Taipei and Hong Kong, participated in the Asian Kabaddi Championships. India won all five matches in the league stage and topped the points table. Iran came second, only losing to India in the league stage, and made the final.
  • While India’s biggest win in the league stage, a 76-13 victory, came against Korea on the opening day of the tournament, their narrowest victory of 33-28 came against Iran on Thursday.
  • The next big challenge for the Indian kabaddi teams will be the upcoming Asian Games in Hangzhou, China from September 23 to October 8. Iran, who beat India in the semi-finals in Jakarta in 2018, will be the defending champions at the continental multi-sport showpiece.

Asian Kabaddi Championship 2023 results and scores:

Date Team 1 Team 2 Score
June 27 Chinese Taipei Iran 28-52
June 27 Korea India 13-76
June 27 Japan Hong Kong 85-11
June 27 Chinese Taipei India 19-53
June 28 Hong Kong Iran 31-60
June 28 Korea Japan 18-45
June 28 Chinese Taipei Hong Kong 117-12
June 28 Japan India 17-62
June 28 Korea Iran 17-72
June 29 Chinese Taipei Japan 37-29
June 29 India Iran 33-28
June 29 Chinese Taipei Korea 70-25
June 30 Japan Iran 13-71
June 30 India Hong Kong 64-20
June 30 Korea Hong Kong 95-16
Final India Iran 42-32

Asian Kabaddi Championship standings

Position Team Matches Won Lost Tied Points Points Scored Points Given
1 India 5 5 0 0 10 288 97
2 Iran 5 4 1 0 8 283 122
3 Chinese Taipei 5 3 2 0 6 271 171
4 Japan 5 2 3 0 4 189 199
5 Korea 5 1 4 0 2 168 279
6 Hong Kong 5 0 5 0 0 90 421

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