The World Polo Championship (part 2)

The fourth World Championship was held in 1995 in Saint Moritz, Switzerland in which Brazil fought its way to the final and claimed the winning title after defeating Argentina with the result of 11–10.
In 1996 during the Atlanta Olympic Games, the Federation of International Polo was recognised as the worldwide governing body for polo and an IOC Recognized Sport by the General Assembly of the International Olympic Committee.


The fifth World Championship was held in 1998 at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club in Santa Barbara, California and Argentina is the team received the big honour of winning. The FIP World Championship VI held in Melbourne, Australia in 2001 with the participation of eight qualified national teams. They went through a demanding and highly competitive playoff match involving 24 teams. Brazil defeated Australia in an exciting match by one goal (10 – 9).
In 2004, the Sixth World Championship was held in Chantilly, France with the participation of twenty-eight teams in the playoffs and eight teams to the next round. Brazil won after defeating England in the final game (10 -9) in sudden death. In 2008, the Eight World Championship took place in Mexico with the winning of team Chile. In the Nine World Polo Championship took place in 2011 in San Luis Province, Argentina, Argentina won Brazil and Italy took the third place after defeating England which made it the first time for Italy to achieve a podium in World Polo Championship. The tenth edition of the World Polo Championship took place in Santiago, Chile in 2015 with the won of the host – Chile- after beating the United States in the final. In 2017, the Championship was hosted in Sydney, Australia with the winning of Argentina, Chile was the run-up and England came in third place.