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Austria men's national field hockey team

The Austria men's national field hockey team represents Austria in men's international field hockey.[2]

Austria
Austria
AssociationAustrian Hockey Federation (Österreichischer Hockeyverband)
ConfederationEHF (Europe)
CoachTomasz Szmidt
Assistant coach(es)Marcin Nyckowiak
ManagerHarald Horschinegg
CaptainXaver Hasun
Home
Away
FIH ranking
Current 19 Steady (30 June 2019)[1]
Highest18 (July 2018)
Lowest41 (2004)
Summer Olympics
Appearances3 (first in 1928)
Best result7th (1952)
EuroHockey Championship
Appearances5 (first in 1970)
Best result7th (2009, 2017)

Austria mainly competes in the EuroHockey Championship II where they finished second twice. They also have qualified five times for the European championship where they finished seventh in 2009 and 2017. They have never qualified for the World Cup but they have played in three Olympic Games, their last appearance was in 1952.

Contents

Competitive recordEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA Squad
  1908 Did not participate
  1920
  1928 Group stage 9th 4 0 0 4 1 14 Squad
  1932 Did not participate
  1936
  1948 Group stage 8th 3 0 2 1 2 10 Squad
  1952 Quarter-finals 7th 4 2 0 2 5 7 Squad
  1956
until
  1988
Did not participate
  1992
until
  2016
Did not qualify
  2020 To be determined
Total 7th place (1x) 3/23 11 2 2 7 8 31

European championshipsEdit

World League and FIH SeriesEdit

Hockey World League and FIH Series record
Season Position Round Pld W D * L GF GA
2012–13 22nd Round 1 3 1 1 1 6 6
Round 2 5 1 2 2 14 13
2014–15 19th Round 1 2 1 1 0 7 2
Round 2 6 3 1 2 13 9
Semifinal 5 0 1 4 3 17
2016–17 25th Round 1 3 3 0 0 26 8
Round 2 6 3 2 1 19 11
2018–19 N/A Open 4 4 0 0 29 3
Finals 5 2 0 3 10 6
Total 19th (1x) 3rd round (1x) 39 18 8 13 127 75
*Draws include matches decided on a penalty shoot-out.

Current squadEdit

The 18 following players were named for the 2019 EuroHockey Championship II in Cambrai, France.[3]

Head Coach: Tomasz Szmidt

Caps updated as of 3 August 2019, after the match against Poland.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) CapsClub
31 GK Benjamin Melinc (1993-09-10) 10 September 1993 (age 25) 23   WAC
32 GK Mateusz Szymczyk (1988-12-05) 5 December 1988 (age 30) 82   Daring

6 DF Dominic Uher (1993-06-04) 4 June 1993 (age 26) 106   Dragons
8 DF Bernhard Schmidt (1993-04-09) 9 April 1993 (age 26) 73   Club an der Alster
14 DF Oliver Binder (1996-07-12) 12 July 1996 (age 23) 40   Hamburger Polo Club
15 DF Florian Steyrer (1996-11-22) 22 November 1996 (age 22) 70   Daring
27 DF Xaver Hasun (Captain) (1993-06-27) 27 June 1993 (age 26) 101   Harvestehude

5 MF Sebastian Eitenberger (1992-08-21) 21 August 1992 (age 27) 107   Arminen
10 MF Daniel Fröhlich (1991-04-22) 22 April 1991 (age 28) 95   Arminen
13 MF Benjamin Stanzl (1988-01-13) 13 January 1988 (age 31) 151   Oranje-Rood
19 MF Patrick Stanzl (1993-04-16) 16 April 1993 (age 26) 80   Daring
29 MF Oliver Kern (1999-08-10) 10 August 1999 (age 20) 15   NAVAX AHTC

7 FW Alexander Bele (1992-05-06) 6 May 1992 (age 27) 90   Arminen
9 FW Michael Körper (1986-12-03) 3 December 1986 (age 32) 157   Harvestehude
12 FW Bartosz Szmidt (1994-02-18) 18 February 1994 (age 25) 67   Hamburger Polo Club
18 FW Fabian Unterkircher (1998-08-13) 13 August 1998 (age 21) 26   Post SV
21 FW Robert Bele (1990-04-21) 21 April 1990 (age 29) 95   Arminen
24 FW Leon Thörnblom (1995-09-03) 3 September 1995 (age 23) 64   Hamburger Polo Club

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have been called up for the national team in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club Latest call-up
MF Michael Minar (1988-10-11) 11 October 1988 (age 30) 130   Arminen v.   Scotland, 13 July 2019
Tobias Mayer (1996-06-03) 3 June 1996 (age 23) 5   WAC v.   Scotland, 13 July 2019
Lucas Unterkircher (1994-12-11) 11 December 1994 (age 24) 5   Post SV v.   Scotland, 13 July 2019
Hannes Podpera (1996-06-29) 29 June 1996 (age 23) 4   WAC v.   Scotland, 13 July 2019
FW Patrick Schmidt (1991-10-13) 13 October 1991 (age 27) 77   Arminen v.   Wales, 7 July 2019
DF Benjamin Kölbl (2002-05-11) 11 May 2002 (age 17) 1   HC Wien v.   Wales, 7 July 2019
FW Franz Lindengrün (1995-09-26) 26 September 1995 (age 23) 28   Hamburger Polo Club 2019 FIH Series Finals

Results and fixturesEdit

The following matches were played or are scheduled to be played by the national team in the current or upcoming seasons.

2019Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIH Hero World Rankings June 2019 – Men" (PDF). FIH. 30 June 2019. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Austria Hockey". austria-hockey.com. 2013. Archived from the original on 19 December 2014. Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Teamchef Szmidt vertraut auf folgenden Kader:". www.hockey.at (in German). Austrian Hockey Federation. Retrieved 9 August 2019.

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