Kyah, a fourth-year student studying a Bachelor of Veterinary Biology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, has been named in the Australian Women’s Indoor Hockey Team to compete at the 5th Indoor Hockey World Cup in Berlin, Germany in February 2018.
Kyah is one of five players to compete in their second Indoor Hockey World Cup having represented Australia at the previous event in 2015.
The World’s top 24 (12 men’s and 12 women’s) national indoor hockey teams will take part in this event. The inaugural Indoor Hockey World Cup was held in 2003 and it has been traditionally held every four years. However, this time around world governing body for hockey have adjusted the scheduling to just three years after the 2015 event in Leipzig, Germany.
The event in Berlin will provide an opportunity on the world stage to show how strongly indoor hockey is developing within Australia. The game is very fast, played in confined spaces, requiring top-level ball control, breath taking elimination skills, team-orientated defending and split-second decision making.
The Indoor Hockey World Cup will be held at the Max-Schmeling-Halle from the 7-11 February 2018.
All the best with your preparation and the World Cup in February Kyah!