2019 Women's EuroHockey Championship

The 2019 Women's EuroHockey Championship was the 14th edition of the Women's EuroHockey Nations Championship, the biennial international women's field hockey championship of Europe organised by the European Hockey Federation.

2019 Women's EuroHockey Championship
Tournament details
Host countryBelgium
CityAntwerp
Dates17–25 August
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)Wilrijkse Plein
Final positions
Champions Netherlands (10th title)
Runner-up Germany
Third place Spain
Tournament statistics
Matches played20
Goals scored97 (4.85 per match)
Top scorer(s)Netherlands Caia van Maasakker
Netherlands Lidewij Welten (5 goals)
Best playerSpain Georgina Oliva
2017 (previous) (next) 2021

It was held alongside the men's tournament from 17 to 25 August 2019 in Antwerp, Belgium.[1][2] The tournament also served as a direct qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo olympics, with the winner qualifying.

The Netherlands won their tenth overall title after defeating Germany 2–0 in the final.[3] Meanwhile, Spain conquered the bronze medal after a penalty-shootout win over England.[4]

Qualified teamsEdit

The following teams, shown with pre-tournament world rankings, participated in the 2019 EuroHockey Championship.[5]

Dates Event Location Quotas Qualifier(s)
15 June 2016 Host 1   Belgium (9)
18–26 August 2017 2017 EuroHockey Championship Amstelveen, Netherlands 5   Netherlands (1)
  England (4)
  Germany (5)
  Spain (7)
  Ireland (8)
6–12 August 2017 2017 EuroHockey Championship II Cardiff, Wales 2   Belarus (22)
  Russia (23)
Total 8

SquadsEdit

FormatEdit

The eight teams were split into two groups of four teams. The top two teams advanced to the semifinals to determine the winner in a knockout system. The bottom two teams played in a new group with the teams they did not play against in the group stage. The last two teams were relegated to the EuroHockey Championship II.

ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+2).

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Spain 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7 Semi-finals
2   Netherlands 3 1 2 0 16 2 +14 5
3   Belgium (H) 3 1 1 1 5 3 +2 4 Pool C
4   Russia 3 0 0 3 1 19 −18 0
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) matches won; 3) goal difference; 4) goals for; 5) head-to-head result; 6) field goals for.[6]
(H) Host
17 August 2019
18:00
Spain   1–0   Russia
Iglesias   58' Report
Umpires:
Hannah Harrison (ENG)
Celine Martin-Schmets (BEL)
17 August 2019
20:30
Netherlands   1–1   Belgium
Matla   8' Report Struijk   45'
Umpires:
Ivona Makar (CRO)
Alison Keogh (IRL)

19 August 2019
18:00
Spain   1–1   Netherlands
B. García   6' Report Van Maasakker   5'
Umpires:
Michelle Meister (GER)
Hannah Harrison (ENG)
19 August 2019
20:30
Belgium   4–1   Russia
Versavel   8'48'
Weyns   13'
Vanden Borre   14'
Report Sadovaia   24'
Umpires:
Vilma Bagdanskiene (LTU)
Sarah Wilson (SCO)

21 August 2019
18:00
Netherlands   14–0   Russia
De Goede   1'17'
Stam   15+'
Van Maasakker   19'34'
Keetels   24'
Veen   37'54'
Jonker   43'52'
Welten   47'49'
Van Geffen   51'
Matla   58'
Report
Umpires:
Cathy Wright (WAL)
Alison Keogh (IRL)
21 August 2019
20:30
Belgium   0–1   Spain
Report Petchamé   34'
Umpires:
Michelle Meister (GER)
Sarah Wilson (SCO)

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   England 3 2 1 0 7 5 +2 7 Semi-finals
2   Germany 3 1 2 0 15 2 +13 5
3   Ireland 3 1 1 1 13 3 +10 4 Pool C
4   Belarus 3 0 0 3 3 28 −25 0
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) matches won; 3) goal difference; 4) goals for; 5) head-to-head result; 6) field goals for.[6]
18 August 2019
09:00
Germany   13–0   Belarus
Lorenz   15'47'
Maertens   16'26'
Grote   20'23'37'42'
Pieper   40'
Micheel   43'
Oruz   44'
Schröder   46'55'
Report
Umpires:
Ana Faias (POR)
Vilma Bagdanskiene (LTU)
18 August 2019
11:15
England   2–1   Ireland
Petty   15'
Ansley   28'
Report Barr   43'
Umpires:
Claire Druijts (NED)
Cathy Wright (WAL)

19 August 2019
13:30
Germany   1–1   England
Gablać   45' Report Owsley   24'
Umpires:
Laurine Delforge (BEL)
Claire Druijts (NED)
19 August 2019
15:45
Ireland   11–0   Belarus
Upton   4'34'39'57'
O'Flanagan   13'47'
Wilson   31'
Evans   38'42'
Barr   41'
Duke   55'
Report
Umpires:
Ivona Makar (CRO)
Celine Martin-Schmets (BEL)

21 August 2019
10:00
England   4–3   Belarus
Owsley   9'
Petter   15'
Unsworth   22'
Martin   56'
Report Syddykava   16'
Syrayezhka   22'
Shtsin   53'
Umpires:
Claire Druijts (NED)
Ana Faias (POR)
21 August 2019
12:15
Ireland   1–1   Germany
Hawkshaw   15+' Report Maertens   8'
Umpires:
Laurine Delforge (BEL)
Hannah Harrison (ENG)

Fifth to eighth place classificationEdit

Pool CEdit

The points obtained in the preliminary round against the other team were taken over.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
5   Ireland 3 3 0 0 16 3 +13 9
6   Belgium 3 2 0 1 8 4 +4 6
7   Russia 3 1 0 2 8 7 +1 3 Relegation to Championship II
8   Belarus 3 0 0 3 1 19 −18 0
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) matches won; 3) goal difference; 4) goals for; 5) head-to-head result; 6) field goals for.[6]
23 August 2019
13:30
Russia   5–0   Belarus
Sadovaia   24'28'
Koroleva   39'
Shumilina   50'
Cheplygina   52'
Report
Umpires:
Cathy Wright (WAL)
Alison Keogh (IRL)
23 August 2019
15:45
Belgium   1–2   Ireland
Ballenghien   44' Report Barr   11'
O'Flanagan   59'
Umpires:
Claire Druijts (NED)
Ivona Makar (CRO)

25 August 2019
09:00
Ireland   3–2   Russia
Evans   32'
Hawkshaw   50'
Mullan   58'
Report Sadovaia   23'
Leonova   52'
Umpires:
Celine Martin-Schmets (BEL)
Ana Faias (POR)
25 August 2019
11:15
Belgium   3–1   Belarus
Vanden Borre   22'
Nelen   37'
Boon   52'
Report Bahushevich   47'
Umpires:
Vilma Bagdanskiene (LTU)
Michelle Meister (GER)

First to fourth place classificationEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
23 August
 
 
  Spain2
 
25 August
 
  Germany3
 
  Germany0
 
23 August
 
  Netherlands2
 
  England0
 
 
  Netherlands8
 
Third place
 
 
25 August
 
 
  Spain (p.s.o.)1 (3)
 
 
  England1 (2)

Semi-finalsEdit

23 August 2019
18:00
England   0–8   Netherlands
Report Leurink   12'55'
Welten   20'51'
Van Maasakker   28'50'
Keetels   35'
De Waard   43'
Umpires:
Michelle Meister (GER)
Sarah Wilson (SCO)

23 August 2019
20:30
Spain   2–3   Germany
López   14'
Segú   52'
Report Pieper   22'
Gablać   33'
Lorenz   60'
Umpires:
Hannah Harrison (ENG)
Laurine Delforge (BEL)

Third and fourth placeEdit

25 August 2019
13:30
Spain   1–1   England
Tost   36' Report Martin   10'
Penalties
Ycart  
Torres-Quevedo  
García Grau  
Pérez  
3–2   Martin
  Toman
  Rayer
  Haycroft
  Webb
Umpires:
Alison Keogh (IRL)
Ivona Makar (CRO)

FinalEdit

25 August 2019
16:00
Germany   0–2   Netherlands
Report Jonker   12'
Welten   60'
Umpires:
Sarah Wilson (SCO)
Laurine Delforge (BEL)

StatisticsEdit

Final standingsEdit

As per statistical convention in field hockey, matches decided in extra time are counted as wins and losses, while matches decided by penalty shoot-outs are counted as draws.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Status
    Netherlands 5 3 2 0 26 2 +24 11 Qualified for 2020 Summer Olympics
    Germany 5 2 2 1 18 6 +12 8
    Spain 5 2 2 1 6 5 +1 8
4   England 5 2 2 1 8 14 −6 8
5   Ireland 5 3 1 1 18 6 +12 10
6   Belgium 5 2 1 2 9 6 +3 7
7   Russia 5 1 0 4 8 22 −14 3 Relegated to EuroHockey Championship II
8   Belarus 5 0 0 5 4 36 −32 0
Source: FIH

AwardsEdit

The following awards were given at the conclusion of the tournament.[7]

Player of the Tournament Top Goalscorers Goalkeeper of the Tournament Young player of the Tournament
  Georgina Oliva   Caia van Maasakker
  Lidewij Welten
  María Ruiz   Pia Maertens

GoalscorersEdit

There were 97 goals scored in 20 matches, for an average of 4.85 goals per match.

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Source: FIH

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Belgium confirmed as host of 2019 EuroHockey Championships for women and men". International Hockey Federation. 15 June 2016.
  2. ^ "EuroHockey Championships, Women and Men". European Hockey Federation. 22 March 2018. Archived from the original on 30 March 2019. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Brilliant Oranje performance earn tenth women's EuroHockey Championship title". belfiuseurohockey.com. 25 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Spain shoot their way to first Euro medal in 16 years". belfiuseurohockey.com. 25 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Teams". tms.fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  6. ^ a b c FIH General Tournament Regulations March 2019
  7. ^ "Netherlands women and Belgium men book ticket to Tokyo 2020 after Antwerp puts on hockey showcase". fih.ch. 25 August 2019.

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