Hong Kong defends Snow Polo World Cup title in Tianjin

Updated: 2013-02-05
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A tough match between Hong Kong (in red) and Argentina (in blue) at the final game of Fortune Heights Snow Polo World Cup 2013 on the final day
Tianjin snow polo 
The players of the Hong Kong team were celebrating their victory: Guillermo Terrera (L), Martin Inchauspe and John Fisher (R).

The Hong Kong team, last year’s winner, defended their title of Fortune Heights Snow Polo World Cup Champions by defeating Argentina 5-4 at Tianjin Goldin Metropolitan Polo Club on February 3, 2013.

England beat Argentina 6-3 in the third-place match.

This is the second year running that Metropolitan Polo Club, the largest polo facility in China, has been chosen as the venue for the Snow World Cup.

Twelve teams have been participating in this years' tournament with handicaps ranging from 14 to 16 goals, making this the world’s premier snow polo event.

Dr Richard Caleel, president of the Federation of International Polo, presented the cup and medals to John Fisher, Guillermo Terrera and Martin Inchauspe - the players of the Hong Kong, China Team.

Guillermo Terrera of Hong Kong was voted the event’s MVP for the second year in a row.
Snow World Cup 2013
Hats off to the audience: John Fisher (R) and Martin Inchauspe. 
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