Manipur International Polo trophy claimed by Australia

Imphal, Nov 29:  Australia has won the 10th Manipur International Polo trophy defeating India B ( Manipur) 9-6 in a thrilling final played here at Imphal Pologround.

Manipur recently hosted an international polo championship to popularise the game in India and rest of the world. The modern game of Polo has its roots in Manipur.

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Today, the sport is played professionally in over 16 countries. Manipur’s capital Imphal came alive with breathtaking strokes from Polo teams from India, USA, England, Thailand and Australia.

Recently, the ninth Manipur Polo International Tournament concluded at Mapal Kangjeibung in Imphal.Held under the aegis of Manipur Horse Riding and Polo Association, the competition attracted many visitors.

(TNT Desk)

(Image: Internet sources)

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