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World Cup 1978

india Updated: Sep 05, 2006 20:52 IST

Fourth World Cup: Mar 18, 1978 to Apr 1, 1978

Place: Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Teams: 14

The only World Cup to be held after a three-year gap. Since then, the event has been a quadrennial event, held between the Olympic years.

India failed to finish on the podium for the first time. Their 0-7 loss to Germany remains India's worst defeat in international hockey ever.