Hockey Punjab Wins 13th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2023
In a thrilling final match, Hockey Punjab emerged victorious over Hockey Haryana to clinch the gold medal at the 13th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2023. The tournament was held from November 17 to 28, 2023, at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Hockey Stadium in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Punjab’s Triumphant Victory
Led by their captain, Harmanpreet Singh, Hockey Punjab defeated Hockey Haryana with a close margin of 9-8 after the match was tied 2-2 at regulation time. This marks Hockey Punjab’s fourth title in the tournament’s 13 editions.
Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu Secures Bronze
The Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu secured the bronze medal, defeating Hockey Karnataka in a decisive match. This victory placed them at third position in the tournament.
The 13th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2023 was a showcase of exceptional talent and sportsmanship. The tournament witnessed a series of exciting matches that kept the spectators on the edge of their seats. Hockey Punjab’s victory marks a significant achievement for the team, cementing their position as a dominant force in Indian hockey.
In the 2022 senior Men championship, Hockey Haryana emerged victorious, defeating Tamil Nadu in the final match. This victory demonstrated Haryana’s prowess in the sport and set the stage for a thrilling competition in the 2023 championship.