ISTAF World Cup

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ISTAF World Cup
Founded2011; 8 years ago (2011)
RegionInternational (ISTAF)
Number of teams32 (current)
Current championsMen's:
Thailand Thailand (2nd title)
Women's:
Thailand Thailand (2nd title)
Most successful team(s)Men's:
Thailand Thailand (2 titles)
Women's:
Thailand Thailand (2 titles)
2017 ISTAF World Cup

ISTAF World Cup, is an indoor international sepak takraw competition conducted by the International Sepaktakraw Federation (ISTAF), contested by men's and women's national teams. The first championships started in 2011 in Malaysian Kuala Lumpur and 23 male and 13 female teams took part in it; the competition take place regularly every four years. In 2015, the next edition is scheduled, which was postponed due to the Southeast Asian Games[1], it was not until 2017 in Hyderabad (India) that the second edition took place[2]. All the tournaments have been won by Thailand[3].

Summary[edit]

Men[edit]

Thailand men's national sepak takraw team has been the most dominating team in the world so far. All the two world cups has been won by Thailand so far.

Year Host Final Third place
Champions Score Runner-up
2011
details
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur

Thailand
3–0
Malaysia

Singapore
and
Myanmar
2017
details
India
Hyderabad

Thailand
2–0
Malaysia

Singapore
and
India
2021 TBA TBA TBA TBA and TBA

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Thailand (THA)2002
2 Malaysia (MYS)0202
3 Singapore (SGP)0022
4 India (IND)0011
 Myanmar (MYA)0011
Totals (5 nations)2248

Women's[edit]

Thailand women's national sepak takraw team has been the most dominating team in the world so far. All the two world cups has been won by Thailand so far.

Year Host Final Third place
Champions Score Runner-up
2011
details
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur

Thailand
3–0
Vietnam

Malaysia
and
China
2017
details
India
Hyderabad

Thailand
2–0
Vietnam

Malaysia
and
Iran
2021 TBA TBA TBA TBA and TBA

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Thailand (THA)2002
2 Vietnam (VIE)0202
3 Malaysia (MYS)0022
4 China (CHN)0011
 Iran (IRN)0011
Totals (5 nations)2248

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 Sepak Takraw World Cup postponed due to South East Asian Games". Yahoo News. 2015-03-18. Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  2. ^ "ISTAF World Cup to return after five-year absence". Stadium Astro. 2017-09-12. Retrieved 2019-01-05.
  3. ^ "Double triumph for Thailand in ISTAF World Cup Sepak Takraw Championship". Telangana Today. 2017-11-05. Retrieved 2019-01-05.

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