2007 Kabaddi World Cup

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2007 Kabaddi World Cup
Tournament information
Dates 24 January–26 January
Administrator(s) International Kabaddi Federation
Karnala Sports Academy
Tournament format(s) Round-robin and Knockout
Host(s)  India
Venue(s) Panvel, Maharashtra
Participants 14 (List of Participants)
Final positions
Champions  India
1st Runners-up  Iran
2nd Runners-up  Bangladesh
 Japan
Tournament statistics
Matches played 25
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2007 Kabaddi World Cup was played in India. Host India won the world cup by beating Iran in the finals by 29 - 19. Total of 14 teams took part in this competition out of which 11 were Asian.

Teams[edit]

Pools[edit]

The teams were divided into four pools of four teams each. However, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan never took part in the tournament.

Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D

 India
 Kyrgyzstan
 Sri Lanka
 Turkmenistan

 Iran
 South Korea
   Nepal
 United Kingdom

 Afghanistan
 Bangladesh
 Italy
 Thailand

 Japan
 Malaysia
 Pakistan
West Indies

Competition format[edit]

Sixteen teams competed in tournament consisting of two rounds. In the first round, teams were divided into four pools of four teams each, and followed round-robin format with each of the team playing all other teams in the pool once. Following the completion of the league matches, teams placed first and second in each pool advanced to a single elimination round consisting of four quarterfinals, two semifinal games, and a final.

Schedule[edit]

All matches' timings were according to Indian Standard Time (UTC +5:30).

Knockout stage[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
25 January        
  India  68
26 January
  Malaysia  21  
  India  48
25 January
      Bangladesh  22  
  Bangladesh  30
26 January
    Nepal  15  
  India  29
25 January    
    Iran  19
  Iran  34
26 January
  Thailand  4  
  Iran  43
25 January
      Japan  14  
  Sri Lanka  20
  Japan  31  
 

Quarter-finals[edit]

25 January 2007
18:00
 India 68 – 21  Malaysia
Panvel, Maharashtra

25 January 2007
19:00
 Bangladesh 30 – 15    Nepal
Panvel, Maharashtra

25 January 2007
18:00
 Iran 34 – 04  Thailand
Panvel, Maharashtra

25 January 2007
18:00
 Sri Lanka 20 – 31  Japan
Panvel, Maharashtra

Semi-final[edit]

26 January 2007
09:00
 India 48 – 22  Bangladesh
Panvel, Maharashtra

26 January 2007
10:00
 Iran 43 – 14  Japan
Panvel, Maharashtra

Final[edit]

26 January 2007
18:00
 India 29 – 19  Iran
Panvel, Maharashtra
2007 Kabaddi World Cup
1st Runners-up Champions 2nd Runner-ups
Iran

Iran

India

India
2nd Title

Bangladesh

Bangladesh

Japan

Japan

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