Asian Netball Championships

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The Asian Netball Championship is a netball competition held every four years with teams from across Asia competing.

The sixth Asian Netball Championship was held in 2005, and was won by the Singaporean team [1] with a win over the Malaysian team with a score of 53–39 in the final. The fifth Asian Netball Championships was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2001. Hong Kong, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Maldives, Singapore, Thailand and Sri Lanka competed.[2] It was won by one goal by Sri Lanka over Singapore.[1] The 1997 Asian Netball Championship was held in Singapore and included 12 teams.[3] The Malaysian Netball Association hosted the first Asian Netball Championship in 1985, and the 3rd Asian Youth Netball Championship.[4]

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Year 1st 2nd 3rd Venue Number of teams
1985  Malaysia Malaysia
1989  Sri Lanka
1993  Hong Kong  Singapore  Sri Lanka Hong Kong
1997  Sri Lanka Singapore 12
2001  Sri Lanka  Singapore Colombo, Sri Lanka 8
2005  Singapore  Malaysia  Sri Lanka Toa Payoh Sports Hall, Singapore 8
2009  Sri Lanka  Singapore  Malaysia Juara Stadium, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 10[5]
2012  Singapore  Sri Lanka  Malaysia Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka 10[6]
2014  Singapore  Sri Lanka  Malaysia Singapore Sports Hub OCBC Arena, Singapore 10[7]

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