List of Countries and their National Games, Download PDF

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : February 16th, 2022

Countries and their National Games: National games and other data from the countries worldwide were frequently asked in the recent examinations therefore, it becomes imperative to get a hold on it. However, fret not as, here we have discussed all the countries and their national games.

Recent trends in the competitive examinations have shown a spurt in the questions from neighbouring countries, especially when you appear for or all upcoming SSC and Railway Exams 2022 namely SSC CGL 2022SSC CHSL 2022SSC MTS 2022RRB NTPC CBT 2RRB Group D 2022 etc. Days are not far when simple questions from GK will be a thing of the past.

We cannot limit the boundaries of General awareness, but all we can do is prepare ourselves for difficult times. Therefore, to help you in your preparation, we have provided the list of countries and their national games in a tabular form. Also, we have provided the Countries and their national games PDF as well.

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Countries and Their National Games

What is the national game of India? Some might say Hockey, while others will say Kabaddi, but is it really true?! No, it is a widespread misconception that hockey is the national game of India. In reality, the Ministry of Sports Affairs has never declared any sports to be the country's National Sports. Hence, it is important for you to be acquainted with national sports of different countries to stay 2 steps ahead of others. Also, if you are lucky, you might come across 2-3 questions on counties and their national games in the upcoming SSC exam!

List of Countries and Their National Games

We have provided you with the list of country-wise national games in a tabular form:

Name of CountriesNational Game
Antigua and Barbuda Cricket
Argentina Pato
 Australia Cricket and Australian Rules Football (AFL)
Bangladesh Kabaddi
Barbados Cricket
Bermuda Cricket
Bhutan Archery
Brazil Capoeira
Bulgaria Weightlifting
Canada Ice hockey (In Winter) & Lacrosse (In Summer)
Chile Chilean rodeo
China Table Tennis
Cuba Baseball
Czech Republic Ice Hockey
Dominican Republic Baseball
 England Cricket
France Football
Haiti Football
Hungary Water polo
Israel Football
Italy Football
Indonesia Badminton
Lithuania Basketball
Iran Wrestling
Jamaica Cricket
Japan Sumo Wrestling
Malaysia Sepak Takraw
Mongolia Mongolian wrestling, archery and horse riding.
Mauritius Football
Mexico Charreria
Nepal  Volley Ball
New Zealand Rugby union
Norway  Skiing
Pakistan Field Hockey
Philippines Arnis
Poland Football
Peru Paleta Frontón
Russia Bandy
Scotland Golf
Serbia Basketball, water polo, volleyball, and Football
Slovenia Skiing
South Korea Tae-kwon-do
SriLanka Volleyball
Switzerland Shooting and Gymnastics
Tajikistan Gushtigiri
Turkey Oil wrestling
USA Baseball
Venezuela Baseball

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Countries and Their National Games PDF

Some people might find browsing things on the internet distracting, hence, it is better to download the PDF or make notes. Here, we have provided the direct link to download Countries and their national games PDF to help you revise the topic whenever you want to. You can simply click on the link to download the PDF.

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Remembering these countries and their national games will be enough for you to score the maximum marks from this topic. If you have any queries, you can reach out to us.


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  • Around 1 - 2 questions asked from the countries and their national games in SSC and Railway Exams.

  • Candidates can download the list of countries and their national games PDF from the BYJU'S Exam Prep for the SSC 2022 exams.

  • Hockey is the national game of India.

  • Football is the national game of a few countries like France, Haiti, Israel, Italy, Mauritius, Poland, Serbia.

  • Table tennis is the national sport of China.

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