MANIPUR TOURISM ORGANIZEd THE 5th MANIPUR STATEHOOD DAY WOMEN’S POLO TOURNAMENT 17-21 JANUARY, 2020
- The only international women’s polo tournament in India
- An initiative to save the endangered Manipuri Pony
- To promote Polo Tourism in the state
Manipur Tourism organized the 5th Manipur Statehood Day Women’s Polo Tournament from January 17-21, 2020 at the Mapal Kangjeibung, Imphal. The tournament is a groundbreaking showcase of the only international women’s polo tournament in India.
The international teams for this unique polo event –
-Winner (Team Great Britain)
-Runner Up (Team USA)
Manipur Tourism presented this tournament as a fitting event in the Birthplace of Modern Polo, in recognition of Manipur’s contribution of 2/3 of the women polo players of India. The league tournament was played at Mapal Kangjeibung, the world’s oldest living polo ground. The indigenous Manipuri pony were exclusively used for the tournament. This tournament was also a part of Manipur Tourism’s initiative to save the unique endangered Manipuri pony and to promote Polo tourism in the State.
Manipur Tourism’s pioneering Manipur Statehood Day Women’s Polo Tournament – a production of Polo Yatra, the women’s polo initiative of Huntre! Equine, is organized by the All Manipur Polo Association. Incredible India! has provided the international travel support for this event.