ITBP wins 1st ice hockey championship of Ladakh

NEW DELHI: Border guarding force ITBP on Tuesday won the first-ever ice hockey tournament organised in the newly-created union territory of Ladakh, officials said.

The ITBP defeated the Army’s Ladakh Scouts regimental centre team to lift the ‘fire and fury’ cup.

The match was held in Leh at an altitude of 11,000 feet where the temperature hovered around minus 20 degrees, officials said.

The match was decided with a penalty shoot out after the two teams drew at 4-4, they said. (AGENCIES)