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The World hockey Championship for women is a quadrennial international tournament for national teams. The tournament is organized by the Fédération Internationale de Hockey and was first held in 1974 .

History[Edit]Edit

The first edition of the World Cup for men took place already in 1971. For the women it was still three years waiting for the first World Championship. Ten countries competed for the world title. Netherlands became the first world champion. Twelve countries since 1981 take there part in the World Cup, although this number increased to sixteen in 2018 . Since 1986 the tournament is held every four years, sometimes in the same location as the World Cup for men. Netherlands won the latest WORLD CUP in 2014 and is also the record holder with seven victories. Netherlands, together with Argentina and also Germany the only country that each edition of world hockey championship has participated. To date, four countries could themselves to world champion crowns: Argentina, Australia, Germany and Netherlands.

Palmares[Edit]Edit

Year Location Gold Silver Bronze
1974 [1]

Mandelieu

[2]

Netherlands

[3]

Argentina

[4]

West-Germany

1976 [5]

West Berlin

[6]

West-Germany

[7]

Argentina

[8]

Netherlands

1978 [9]

Madrid

[10]

Netherlands

[11]

West-Germany

[12]

Belgium

1981 [13]

Buenos Aires

[14]

West-Germany

[15]

Netherlands

[16]

Soviet Union

1983 [17]

Kuala Lumpur

[18]

Netherlands

[19]

Canada

[20]

Australia

1986 [21]

Amstelveen

[22]

Netherlands

[23]

West-Germany

[24]

Canada

1990 [25]

Sydney

[26]

Netherlands

[27]

Australia

[28]

South-Korea

1994 [29]

Dublin

[30]

Australia

[31]

Argentina

[32]

United States

1998 [33]

Utrecht

[34]

Australia

[35]

Netherlands

[36]

Germany

2002 [37]

Perth

[38]

Argentina

[39]

Netherlands

[40]

China

2006 [41]

Madrid

[42]

Netherlands

[43]

Australia

[44]

Argentina

2010 [45]

Rosario

[46]

Argentina

[47]

Netherlands

[48]

England

2014 [49]

The Hague

[50]

Netherlands

[51]

Australia

[52]

Argentina

2018 [53]

London

Medal Tally[Edit]Edit

Place Country [54]

Gold

[55]

Silver

[56] Bronze Total
1 [57]

Netherlands

7 4 1 12
2 [58]

Argentina

2 3 2 7
3 [59]

Australia

2 3 1 6
4 [60]

Germany

2 2 2 6
5 [61]

Canada

0 1 1 2
6 [62]

Belgium

0 0 1 1
6 [63]

China

0 0 1 1
6 [64]

England

0 0 1 1
6 [65]

Soviet Union

0 0 1 1
6 [66]

United States

0 0 1 1
6 [67]

South-Korea

0 0 1 1
Total 13 13 13 39

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