Field hockey at the 1976 Summer Olympics

The Field Hockey competition at the 1976 Summer Olympics, which was held in the Molson Stadium at the McGill University, on an artificial surface for the first time. Only a men's competition occurred.[1]

Field hockey
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
Field hockey pictogram.svg
VenuePercival Molson Memorial Stadium
Dates18–30 July 1976
Teams11
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s)  New Zealand
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Australia
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Pakistan
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New Zealand won the gold medal for the first time by defeating Australia 1–0 in the final. Pakistan won the bronze medal by defeating the Netherlands 3–2.

SquadsEdit

ResultsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Netherlands 5 5 0 0 11 3 +8 10 Semi-finals
2   Australia[a] 5 3 0 2 14 6 +8 6
3   India[a] 5 3 0 2 12 9 +3 6
4   Malaysia 5 2 0 3 3 7 −4 4
5   Canada (H) 5 1 0 4 4 11 −7 2
6   Argentina 5 1 0 4 4 12 −8 2
Source: Sports Reference
(H) Host.
^[a]Australia and India finished on equal points at the conclusion of the pool stage, resulting in a match to determine second place in the pool. The match was contested on July 26th, 1976.
18 July 1976
India   4–0   Argentina
Report
18 July 1976
Australia   2–0   Malaysia
Report

19 July 1976
India   1–3   Netherlands
Report
19 July 1976
Australia   3–0   Canada
Report

20 July 1976
Argentina   1–3   Canada
Report
20 July 1976
Netherlands   2–0   Malaysia
Report

21 July 1976
India   1–6   Australia
Report
21 July 1976
Malaysia   2–0   Argentina
Report

22 July 1976
Australia   1–2   Netherlands
Report
22 July 1976
India   3–0   Canada
Report

23 July 1976
Malaysia   1–0   Canada
Report
23 July 1976
Netherlands   1–0   Argentina
Report

24 July 1976
India   3–0   Malaysia
Report
24 July 1976
Australia   2–3   Argentina
Report

25 July 1976
Netherlands   3–1   Canada
Report

26 July 1976
Australia   1–1 (a.e.t.)   India
Report
Penalties
5–4

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Pakistan 4 3 1 0 16 6 +10 7 Semi-finals
2   New Zealand[a] 5 2 2 1 7 8 −1 6
3   Spain[a] 5 1 2 2 9 8 +1 4
4   West Germany 4 1 1 2 10 10 0 3
5   Belgium 4 1 0 3 5 15 −10 2
^[a]New Zealand and Spain finished on equal points at the conclusion of the pool stage, resulting in a match to determine second place in the pool. The match was contested on July 26th, 1976.
18 July 1976
Pakistan   5–0   Belgium
Report
18 July 1976
West Germany   1–1   New Zealand
Report

19 July 1976
Pakistan   2–2   Spain
Report

20 July 1976
Spain   1–1   New Zealand
Report

21 July 1976
Pakistan   4–2   West Germany
Report
21 July 1976
New Zealand   2–1   Belgium
Report

22 July 1976
West Germany   1–4   Spain
Report

23 July 1976
Spain   2–3   Belgium
Report

24 July 1976
Pakistan   5–2   New Zealand
Report
24 July 1976
West Germany   6–1   Belgium
Report

26 July 1976
Spain   0–1 (a.e.t.)   New Zealand
Report

Ninth to eleventh place classificationEdit

 
7–9th place semi-finalNinth place
 
      
 
 
 
 
29 July
 
 
  Canada2
 
28 July
 
  Belgium (a.e.t)3
 
  Belgium (a.e.t)3
 
 
  Argentina2
 

7–9th place semi-finalEdit

28 July 1976
Belgium   3–2 (a.e.t.)   Argentina
Report

Ninth place gameEdit

29 July 1976
Canada   2–3 (a.e.t.)   Belgium
Report

Fifth to eighth place classificationEdit

 
5–8th place semi-finalsFifth place
 
      
 
29 July
 
 
  India2
 
30 July
 
  West Germany3
 
  West Germany9
 
29 July
 
  Spain1
 
  Spain2
 
 
  Malaysia1
 
Seventh place
 
 
30 July
 
 
  India2
 
 
  Malaysia0

5–8th place semi-finalsEdit

29 July 1976
Spain   2–1   Malaysia
Report

29 July 1976
India   2–3   West Germany
Report

Seventh place gameEdit

30 July 1976
India   2–0   Malaysia
Report

Fifth place gameEdit

30 July 1976
West Germany   9–1   Spain
Report

Medal roundEdit

 
Semi-finalsGold medal match
 
      
 
29 July
 
 
  Netherlands1
 
30 July
 
  New Zealand (a.e.t)2
 
  New Zealand1
 
29 July
 
  Australia0
 
  Pakistan1
 
 
  Australia2
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
30 July
 
 
  Netherlands2
 
 
  Pakistan3

Semi-finalsEdit

28 July 1976
Pakistan   1–2   Australia
Report

28 July 1976
Netherlands   1–2 (a.e.t.)   New Zealand
Report

Bronze medal matchEdit

30 July 1976
Netherlands   2–3   Pakistan
Report

Gold medal matchEdit

30 July 1976
New Zealand   1–0   Australia
Ineson (1) Report

Final standingsEdit

  1.   New Zealand
  2.   Australia
  3.   Pakistan
  4.   Netherlands
  5.   West Germany
  6.   Spain
  7.   India
  8.   Malaysia
  9.   Belgium
  10.   Canada
  11.   Argentina

MedallistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
  New Zealand (NZL)
Paul Ackerley
Jeff Archibald
Arthur Borren
Alan Chesney
John Christensen
Greg Dayman
Tony Ineson
Barry Maister
Selwyn Maister
Trevor Manning
Alan McIntyre
Neil McLeod
Arthur Parkin
Mohan Patel
Ramesh Patel
Les Wilson
  Australia (AUS)
David Bell
Greg Browning
Ric Charlesworth
Ian Cooke
Barry Dancer
Douglas Golder
Robert Haigh
Wayne Hammond
Jim Irvine
Malcolm Poole
Robert Proctor
Graeme Reid
Ronald Riley
Trevor Smith
Terry Walsh
  Pakistan (PAK)
Rashid Abdul
Akhtar Rasool
Mahmood Arshad
Arshad Chaudhry
Khan Haneef
Islahuddin Siddique
Samiullah Khan
Manzoor Hussain
Munawwaruz Zaman
Zia Qamar
Nazim Salim
Shahnaz Sheikh
Saleem Sherwani
Iftikar Syed
Mudassar Syed
Manzoor-ul Hassan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hockey at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 October 2019.

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