Field hockey at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament

The women's field hockey tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics was the 9th version of the field hockey tournament at the Summer Olympics. It began on 29 July, and ended on 10 August.[1] The Netherlands won the tournament over Argentina.[2]

Women's field hockey at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Womens hockey final teams - 2012 Olympics (1).jpg
Netherlands v. Argentina in the final.
Tournament details
Host countryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Dates29 July – 10 August
Teams12
Final positions
ChampionsNetherlands Netherlands (4th title)
Runners-up Argentina
Third place Great Britain
Fourth place New Zealand
Tournament statistics
Matches played38
Goals scored118 (3.11 per match)
Top scorer(s)United Kingdom Crista Cullen
United Kingdom Alex Danson
(5 goals each)
2010
2018

TeamsEdit

Teams Qualified from the
  Great Britain Host
  China 2010 Asian Games
  South Korea
  Netherlands 2011 Women's EuroHockey Nations Championship
  Germany
  New Zealand 2011 Oceania Cup
  Australia
  United States 2011 Pan American Games
  South Africa Olympic Qualification Tournament 1,2 and 3
  Belgium
  Japan
  Argentina Invited[3]

First roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Netherlands 5 5 0 0 12 5 +7 15
  Great Britain 5 3 0 2 14 7 +7 9
  China 5 2 1 2 6 3 +3 7
  South Korea 5 2 0 3 9 13 –4 6
  Japan 5 1 1 3 4 9 –5 4
  Belgium 5 0 2 3 2 10 –8 2

Pool BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Argentina 5 3 1 1 12 4 +8 10
  New Zealand 5 3 1 1 9 5 +4 10
  Australia 5 3 1 1 5 2 +3 10
  Germany 5 2 1 2 6 7 –1 7
  South Africa 5 1 0 4 9 14 –5 3
  United States 5 1 0 4 4 13 –9 3

Medal roundEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
8 August
 
 
  Netherlands (pen)2 (3)
 
10 August
 
  New Zealand2 (1)
 
  Netherlands2
 
8 August
 
  Argentina0
 
  Argentina2
 
 
  Great Britain1
 
Third place
 
 
10 August
 
 
  New Zealand1
 
 
  Great Britain3

StatisticsEdit

Team rankingsEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Netherlands 7 6 1 0 16 7 +9 19
2   Argentina 7 4 1 2 14 7 +7 13
3   Great Britain 7 4 0 3 18 10 +8 12
4   New Zealand 7 3 2 2 12 10 +2 11
Eliminated in the First round
5   Australia 5 3 1 1 5 2 +3 10
6   China 5 2 1 2 6 3 +3 7
7   Germany 5 2 1 2 6 7 –1 7
8   South Korea 5 2 0 3 9 13 –4 6
9   Japan 5 1 1 3 4 9 –5 4
10   South Africa 5 1 0 4 9 14 –5 3
11   United States 5 1 0 4 4 13 –9 3
12   Belgium 5 0 2 3 2 10 –8 2

Other websitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Olympic Documents - Annual Reports, Code of Ethics & more". International Olympic Committee. 4 July 2018.
  2. "London 2012 hockey women - Olympic Hockey". International Olympic Committee. 3 June 2017.
  3. South Africa originally won the 2011 African Olympic Qualifier, but they then withdrew and won the Olympic Qualification Tournament 1 instead. Because they needed 12 teams in the tournament, they invited the best team that didn't qualify, Argentina.