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Hockey is one of the sports competition at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The competitions were held from August 10 to August 23 at the Olympic Green Hockey Field, which is part of the Olympic Park. The Australian men and German women were the defending champions.

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Parts[Edit]Edit

There were a total of 2 items for which a medal can be achieved, namely:

  • Hockey for men
  • Hockey for women

Design[Edit]Edit

Both the men and the women did twelve teams participated in the tournament. The teams were divided into two groups of six teams and the teams played in this group stage once against every other team. The best two teams per group advanced to the semi-finals. The winners played the final and the losers played for the bronze medal.

Qualification[Edit]Edit

Both the men and the women could eleven countries qualify for the games. Host country China was automatically posted.

[1]

See Field Hockey at the 2008 Summer Olympics (qualification)  for the main article on this topic.

Men[Edit]Edit

Preliminary Round[Edit]Edit

Group A[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
11 August 08: 30 02: 30 [2] Germany 4 – 1 [3]

China

18: 00 12: 00 [4]

South-Korea

1 – 3 [5] New Zealand
20: 30 14: 30 [6] Spain 4 – 2 [7]

Belgium

13 August 10: 30 04: 30 [8]

China

2 – 5 [9] South-Korea
18: 30 12: 30 [10]

Belgium

1 – 1 [11]

Germany

20: 30 14: 30 [12]

New Zealand

0 – 1 [13] Spain
15 August 08: 30 02: 30 [14] Spain 2 – 1 [15]

China

18: 00 12: 00 [16]

Belgium

2 – 4 [17] New Zealand
20: 30 14: 30 [18]

South-Korea

3 – 3 [19]

Germany

17 August 10: 30 04: 30 [20] South-Korea 3 – 1 [21]

Belgium

18: 30 12: 30 [22]

New Zealand

2 – 2 [23]

China

21: 00 15: 00 [24] Germany 1 – 0 [25]

Spain

19 August 10: 30 04: 30 [26] Germany 3 – 1 [27]

New Zealand

18: 30 12: 30 [28]

South-Korea

1 – 2 [29] Spain
21: 00 15: 00 [30]

China

1 – 3 [31] Belgium
Advanced to the semi finals
Group A
# Country Matches Goals Points
G W G V V T Balance
1 [32]

Spain

5 4 0 1 9 5 + 4 12
2 [33]

Germany

5 3 2 0 12 6 + 6 11
3 [34]

South-Korea

5 2 1 2 13 11 + 2 7
4 [35]

New Zealand

5 2 1 2 10 9 + 1 7
5 [36]

Belgium

5 1 1 3 9 13 -4 4
6 [37]

China

5 0 1 3 7 16 -9 1

Group B[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
11 August 10: 30 04: 30 [38]

Pakistan

2 – 4 [39] Great Britain
18: 30 12: 30 [40] Australia 6 – 1 [41]

Canada

21: 00 15: 00 [42] Netherlands 5 – 0 [43]

South Africa

13 August 08: 30 02: 30 [44]

South Africa

0 – 10 [45] Australia
18: 00 12: 00 [46]

Canada

1 – 3 [47] Pakistan
21: 00 15: 00 [48] Netherlands 1 – 0 [49]

Great Britain

15 August 10: 30 04: 30 [50] Netherlands 4 – 2 [51]

Canada

18: 30 12: 30 [52]

Pakistan

1 – 3 [53] Australia
21: 00 15: 00 [54]

South Africa

0 – 2 [55]

Great Britain

17 August 08: 30 02: 30 [56]

Great Britain

1 – 1 [57]

Canada

18: 00 12: 00 [58] Pakistan 3 – 1 [59]

South Africa

20: 30 14: 30 [60]

Australia

2 – 2 [61]

Netherlands

19 August 08: 30 02: 30 [62] Netherlands 4 – 2 [63]

Pakistan

18: 00 12: 00 [64] Canada 5 – 3 [65]

South Africa

20: 30 14: 30 [66]

Australia

3 – 3 [67]

Great Britain

Group B
# Country Matches Goals Points
G W G V V T Balance
1 [68]

Netherlands

5 4 1 0 16 6 + 10 13
2 [69]

Australia

5 3 2 0 24 7 + 17 11
3 [70]

Great Britain

5 2 2 1 10 7 + 3 8
4 [71]

Pakistan

5 2 0 3 11 13 -2 6
5 [72]

Canada

5 1 1 3 10 17 -7 4
6 [73]

South Africa

5 0 0 5 4 25 -21 0

Places[Edit]Edit

11th-12th place[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
23 August 08: 30 02: 30 [74] China 4-3 (nv) [75]

South Africa

9th-10th place[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
21 August 08: 30 02: 30 [76] Belgium 3 – 0 [77]

Canada

7th-8th place[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
21 August 11: 00 05: 00 [78] New Zealand 4 – 2 [79]

Pakistan

5th-6th place[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
23 August 11: 00 05: 00 [80]

South-Korea

2 – 5 [81] Great Britain

Semifinals[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
21 August 18: 00 12: 00 [82]

Netherlands

1 – 1(nv)

3-4 (sb)

[83] Germany
20: 30 14: 30 [84] Spain 3 – 2 [85]

Australia

Bronze final[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
23 August 18: 00 12: 00 [86]

Netherlands

2 – 6 [87] Australia

Final[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
23 August 20: 30 14: 30 [88] Germany 1 – 0 [89]

Spain

Final Ranking[Edit]Edit

[90] [91] [92] 4
[93]

Germany---- Sebastian Biederlack Moritz Fürste Tobias Hauke Florian Keller Oliver Korn Niklas Meinert Maximilian Müller Juan Carlos Nevado Max Weinhold Tibor Weißenborn Benjamin Wade Timo Wade Philip White Matthias Witthaus Christopher Zeller Philipp Zeller

[94]

Spain---- David Alegre Ramón Alegre Pol Amat Eduard Arbos Francisco Cortes Sergi Enrique Alexandre Fábregas Francisco Fábregas Juan Fernandez Santi Freixa Rodrigo Garza Roc Oliva Xavier Ribas Albert Sala Víctor Sojo Eduardo Tubau

[95]

Australia---- Des Abbott Travis Brooks Kiel Brown Liam De Young Luke Doerner Jamie Dwyer Bevan George David Guest Robert Hammond Fergus Kavanagh Mark Knowles Stephen Lambert Eli Matheson Eddie Ockenden Grant Schubert Matt Wells

[96]

Netherlands---- Thomas Boerma Matthijs Brouwer Ronald Brouwer Jeroen Delmee Geert-Jan Derikx Rob Derikx Laurence Docherty Jeroen Hertzberger Robert van der Horst Timme Hoyng Teun de Nooijer Rob Reckers Taeke Taekema Guus Vogels Roderick Weusthof Sander van der Weide

5 6 7 8
[97]

Great Britain---- Richard Alexander Jonathan Bleby Jonathan Clarke Matthew Daly Stephen Dick Ben Hawes Ashley Jackson Glenn Kirkham Richard Mantell Simon Mantell Benjamin Marsden Alistair McGregor Barry Middleton Rob Moore James Tindall Alastair Wilson

[98]

South-Korea---- Ko Dong-Sik Kim Byung-Hoon Kim Chul Kim Yong-Bae Lee Nam-Yong Seo Jong-Ho Kang Seong-Jung Yoon Sung-Hoon You Hyo-Sik Yeo Woon-Kon Cha Jong-Bok Lee Myung-Ho Hong Eun-Seong Kang Moon-Kweon Kim Sam-Seok Jang Jong-Hyun

[99]

New Zealand---- Ryan Archibald Gareth Brooks Phillip Burrows Simon Child Benjamin Collier Dean Couzins Steve Edwards Casey Henwood Blair Hopping David Kosoof Shea McAleese James Nation Kyle Pontifex Bradley Shaw Hayden Shaw Paul Woolford

[100]

Pakistan---- Salman Akbar Zeeshan Ashraf Mohammad Imran Mohammad Javed Mohammad Allen Adnan Maqsood Mohammad Waqas Sharif Waqas Akbar Shakeel Abbasi Rehan Butt Syed Abbas Haider Bilgrami Nasir Ahmed Syed Imran Ali Warsi Mohammad Asif Rana Mohammad Zubair Shafqat Rasool

9 10 11 12
[101]

Belgium---- Thomas Briels Cédric Charlier Cédric De Greve Jérôme Dekeyser Félix Denayer John-John Dohmen Philippe Goldberg Gregory Gucassoff Patrice Hammad Maxime Lara Xavier Reckinger Thierry Rabe Jérôme Truyens Thomas Van Den Balck Charles Vandeweghe Loïc Vandeweghe

[102]

Canada---- Donna Deol Wayne Fernandes Connor Grimes Ravi Kahlon Bindi Kullar Mike Mahood Mark Pearson Ken Pereira Scott Sandison Marian Schole Peter Short Rob Short Mohammed "Gabbar" Singh Scott Tupper Paul Wettlaufer Anthony Wright

[103]

China---- Sun Tianjun Luo Fangming De Yunze Jiang Xishang Song Yi Li Wei Meng Xuguang Liu Xian tang Meng Lizhi Hu Liang Meng Jun Yu Yang After Yubo Sun Rifeng Tao Zhinan Hu Huiren

[104]

South Africa---- Andrew Cronje Ian Symons Austin Smith Bruce J Darryn Gallagher Marvin Harper Emile Smith Clyde Abrahams Paul Blake Eric Rose-Innes Marvin Bam Geoffrey Abbott Thornton McDade Christopher Hibbert Lungile Tsolekile Thomas Hammond

Women[Edit]Edit

Preliminary Round[Edit]Edit

Group A[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
10 August 10: 30 04: 30 [105] China 3 – 0 [106]

Spain

18: 00 12: 00 [107] Australia 5 – 4 [108]

South-Korea

20: 30 14: 30 [109] Netherlands 6 – 0 [110]

South Africa

12 August 10: 30 04: 30 [111] Australia 6 – 1 [112]

Spain

18: 30 12: 30 [113] China 3 – 0 [114]

South Africa

20: 30 14: 30 [115] Netherlands 3 – 2 [116]

South-Korea

14 August 08: 30 02: 30 [117]

China

0 – 1 [118] Netherlands
18: 00 12: 00 [119] Spain 2 – 1 [120]

South-Korea

20: 30 14: 30 [121]

South Africa

0 – 3 [122] Australia
16 August 10: 30 04: 30 [123]

Australia

1 – 2 [124] Netherlands
18: 30 12: 30 [125]

South-Korea

1 – 6 [126] China
21: 00 15: 00 [127] Spain 1 – 0 [128]

South Africa

18 August 10: 30 04: 30 [129] South-Korea 5 – 2 [130]

South Africa

18: 30 12: 30 [131] Netherlands 2 – 0 [132]

Spain

21: 00 15: 00 [133]

China

2 – 2 [134]

Australia

Advanced to the semi finals
Group A
# Country Matches Goals Points
G W G V V T Balance
1 [135]

Netherlands

5 5 0 0 14 3 + 11 15
2 [136]

China

5 3 1 1 14 4 + 10 10
3 [137]

Australia

5 3 1 1 17 9 + 8 10
4 [138]

Spain

5 2 0 3 4 12 -8 6
5 [139]

South-Korea

5 1 0 4 13 18 -5 3
6 [140]

South Africa

5 0 0 5 2 18 -16 0

Group B[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
10 August 08: 30 02: 30 [141] Japan 2 – 1 [142]

New Zealand

18: 30 12: 30 [143]

Argentina

2 – 2 [144]

United States

21: 00 15: 00 [145] Germany 5 – 1 [146]

Great Britain

12 August 08: 30 02: 30 [147]

Argentina

2 – 2 [148]

Great Britain

18: 00 12: 00 [149]

United States

1 – 1 [150]

Japan

21: 00 15: 00 [151] Germany 2 – 1 [152]

New Zealand

14 August 10: 30 04: 30 [153]

United States

2 – 4 [154] Germany
18: 30 12: 30 [155]

Japan

1 – 2 [156] Argentina
21: 00 15: 00 [157]

New Zealand

1 – 2 [158] Great Britain
16 August 08: 30 02: 30 [159]

New Zealand

1 – 4 [160] United States
18: 00 12: 00 [161]

Germany

0 – 4 [162] Argentina
20: 30 14: 30 [163] Great Britain 2 – 1 [164]

Japan

18 August 08: 30 02: 30 [165] Germany 1 – 0 [166]

Japan

18: 00 12: 00 [167]

Great Britain

0 – 0 [168]

United States

20: 30 14: 30 [169] Argentina 3 – 2 [170]

New Zealand

Group B
# Country Matches Goals Points
G W G V V T Balance
1 [171]

Germany

5 4 0 1 12 8 + 4 12
2 [172]

Argentina

5 3 2 0 13 7 + 6 11
3 [173]

Great Britain

5 2 2 1 7 9 -2 8
4 [174]

United States

5 1 3 1 9 8 + 1 6
5 [175]

Japan

5 1 1 3 5 7 -2 4
6 [176]

New Zealand

5 0 0 5 6 13 -7 0

Places[Edit]Edit

11th-12th place[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
22 August 08: 30 02: 30 [177] South Africa 4 – 1 [178]

New Zealand

9th-10th place[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
20 August 08: 30 02: 30 [179] South-Korea 2 – 1 [180]

Japan

7th-8th place[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
20 August 11: 00 05: 00 [181] Spain 3 – 2(nv) [182]

United States

5th-6th place[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
22 August 11: 00 05: 00 [183] Australia 2 – 0 [184]

Great Britain

Semifinals[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
20 August 18: 00 12: 00 [185]

Germany

2 – 3 [186] China
20: 30 14: 30 [187] Netherlands 5 – 2 [188]

Argentina

Bronze final[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
22 August 18: 00 12: 00 [189]

Germany

1 – 3 [190] Argentina

Final[Edit]Edit

Date Local time CEST Country Score Country
22 August 20: 30 14: 30 [191]

China

0 – 2 [192] Netherlands

Final Ranking[Edit]Edit

[193] [194] [195] 4
[196]

Netherlands---- Marilyn Agliotti Naomi van As Minke Booij Wieke Dijkstra The dynamics of no houses Maartje Goderie Eva the Good Ellen Hoog Fatima Moreira de Melo Eefke Mulder Maartje Paumen Sophie Polkamp Lisanne de Roever Janneke Schopman Minke Smabers Lidewij Welten

[197]

China---- Chen Qingling Chen Zhaoxia Cheng Hui Fu Baorung Gao Lihua Huang Junxia Li Hongxia Li Shuang Ma Yibo Pan Fengzhen Ren Ye Song Qingling Tang Chunling Zhang Yimeng Zhao Yudia Zhou Wanfeng

[198]

Argentina---- Magdalena Aicega Luciana Aymar Noel Barrionuevo Claudia Burkart Agustina Garcia Mariana Gonzalez Oliva Alejandra Gullo Giselle Kanevsky Rosario Luchetti Mercedes Margalot Maria de la Paz Hernandez Carla Rebecchi Mariana Rossi Marine Russo Belen Succi Paola Vukojicic

[199]

Germany---- Tina Bachmann Janine Beermann Pia Eidmann Mandy Haase Martina Heinlein Eileen Hoffmann Natascha Keller Anke Kühn Julia Müller Janne Müller-Wieland Kristina Reynolds Fanny Rinne Marion Rodewald Katharina Scholz Christina Schütze Maike Stöckel

5 6 7 8
[200]

Australia---- Casey Eastham Megan Rivers Kim Walker Kate Hollywood Emily Halliday Madonna Blyth Jessica Lauren Kobie McGurk Fiona Johnson Rachel Imison Angie Lambert Melanie Wells Hope Munroe Teneal Attard Sarah Young Nikki Hudson

[201]

Great Britain---- Jennie Bimson Melanie Clewlow Charlotte Craddock Crista Cullen Alexandra Danson Joanne Ellis Joanne Ellis Anne Panter Helen Richardson Chloe Rogers Elizabeth Storry Sarah Thomas Rachel Walker Kate Walsh Lisa Wooding Lucilla Wright

[202]

Spain---- María Jesús Rosa Julia Menéndez Rocío Ybarra Barbara Malda Silvia Muñoz Silvia Bonastre Maria Romagosa Marta Ejarque Raquel Huertas Pilar Sanchez Núria Camón Maria Lopez de Eguilaz Montse Cruz Esther Termens Gloria Comerma Georgina Olivia

[203]

United States---- Amy Tran Lauren Crandall Rachel Dawson Kelly Doton Katelyn Falgowski Caroline Nichols Kate Barber Kayla Bashore Carrie Lingo Lauren Powley Dana Sensenig Jesse Gey Angie Loy Dina Rizzo Keli Smith Tiffany Snow

9 10 11 12
[204]

South-Korea---- Moon Young-hui Cho Hye-sook Kim Young-ran Lee Seon-ok Kim Jung-hee Park Mi-hyun Kim Jin-kyoung Kim Mi-seon Kim Jong-eun Eum Mi-young Kim Sung-hee Seo Hye-jin Park Jeong-sook Kim Eun-sil Kim Da-rae Han Hye-lhse

[205]

Japan---- Ikuko Okamura Keiko Miura Mayumi Ono Chie Kimura Rika Komazawa University Miyuki Nakagawa Sakae Morimoto Kaori Chiba Yukari Yamamoto Toshie Tsukui Sachimi Iwao Akemi Kato Tomomi Komori Misaki Osawa Chinami Kozakura Yuka Yoshikawa

[206]

South Africa---- Bleed-Bright Cindy Brown Fiona Butler Lisa-Marie Deetlefs Lesle-Ann George Kate Hector Taryn Hosking Vuyisanani Mangisa Ahmad Marais Marsha Marescia Mariette Rix Shelley Russell Vida Ryan Vidette Ryan Kathleen Taylor Jennifer Wilson

[207]

New Zealand---- Stacey Carr Jaimee Claxton Tara Drysdale Gemma Flynn Krystal Forgesson Joanne Galletly Sheree Horvath Lizzy Igasan Beth Jurgeleit Emily Naylor Kimberley Noakes Caryn Paewai Roberts Studied At Naniwa Kate Saunders Kayla Sharland Anita Wawatai

Medal Tally[Edit]Edit

Place Country NOC [208]

Gold

[209]

Silver

[210] Bronze Total
1 [211]

Germany

GER 1 0 0 1
1 [212]

Netherlands

NED 1 0 0 1
3 [213]

China

CHN 0 1 0 1
3 [214]

Spain

ESP 0 1 0 1
5 [215]

Argentina

ARG 0 0 1 1
5 [216]

Australia

AUS 0 0 1 1
Total 2 2 2 6

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