Field hockey at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

The men's field hockey tournament at the 1988 Summer Olympics was the 16th edition of the field hockey event for men at the Summer Olympics. It was held from 18 September to 1 October 1988.

Men's field hockey
at the 1988 Summer Olympics
Tournament details
Host countrySouth Korea
CitySeoul
Dates18 September – 1 October
Teams12 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)Seongnam Stadium
Final positions
Champions Great Britain (3rd title)
Runner-up West Germany
Third place Netherlands
Tournament statistics
Matches played42
Goals scored163 (3.88 per match)
Top scorer(s)Netherlands Floris Jan Bovelander (9 goals)
1984 (previous) (next) 1992

Great Britain beat West Germany 3–1 in the final to win their third Olympic gold medal. The Netherlands won the bronze medal by defeating Australia 2–1.[1]

SquadsEdit

UmpiresEdit

  • K Bajwa (PAK)
  • Amarjit Bawa (IND)
  • Santiago Deo (ESP)
  • Adriano de Vecchi (ITA)
  • Amjarit Dhak (KEN)
  • A Gantz (CHI)
  • Louismichel Gillet (FRA)
  • Richard Kentwell (USA)
  • Rob Lathouwers (NED)
  • Craig Madden (SCO)
  • Graham Nash (ENG)
  • Don Prior (AUS)
  • Alain Renaud (FRA)
  • Eduardo Ruiz (ARG)
  • Iwo Sakaida (JPN)
  • Claude Seidler (FRG)
  • Nikolai Stepanov (URS)
  • Patrick van Beneden (BEL)

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 5 5 0 0 19 3 +16 10 Semi-finals
2   Netherlands 5 3 1 1 12 6 +6 7
3   Pakistan 5 3 0 2 15 8 +7 6 5–8th place semi-finals
4   Argentina 5 2 0 3 8 12 −4 4
5   Spain 5 1 1 3 6 10 −4 3 9–12th place semi-finals
6   Kenya 5 0 0 5 5 26 −21 0
Source: FIH
18 September 1988
10:45
Pakistan   5–1   Spain
Qamar   42'59'
Zahid   44'51'
Tariq   61'
Report Peón   23'
Umpires:
Graham Nash (ENG)
Nikolai Stepanov (URS)
18 September 1988
13:30
Netherlands   5–1   Argentina
Bovelander   11'20'
Parlevliet   41'
Van den Honert   56'
Delissen   65'
Report Geneyro   17'
Umpires:
Alain Renaud (FRA)
Amarjit Bawa (IND)
18 September 1988
15:15
Australia   7–1   Kenya
Birmingham   12'25'
Wansbrough   34'
Hager   39'56'65'
Batch   61'
Report Goyal   58'
Umpires:
Claude Seidler (FRG)
Adriano de Vecchi (ITA)

20 September 1988
10:45
Australia   4–0   Argentina
Birmingham   1'
Hager   26'55'
Hawgood   37'
Report
Umpires:
Craig Madden (SCO)
Nikolai Stepanov (URS)
20 September 1988
13:30
Netherlands   1–1   Spain
Kooijman   54' Report I. Escudé   69'
Umpires:
Claude Seidler (FRG)
A Gantz (CHI)
20 September 1988
15:15
Pakistan   8–0   Kenya
Tariq   8'9'47'52'
Qazi   16'
Zahid   33'
Shahbaz   64'66'
Report
Umpires:
Iwo Sakaida (JPN)
Louismichel Gillet (FRA)

22 September 1988
09:00
Pakistan   2–1   Argentina
Shahbaz   23'
Zahid   60'
Report Mascheroni   68'
Umpires:
Craig Madden (SCO)
Amarjit Bawa (IND)
22 September 1988
13:30
Kenya   2–4   Spain
Okoth   34'
Matharu   40'
Report Oliva   17'
Jv. Escudé   20'
De Paz   24'
I. Escudé   45'
Umpires:
Patrick van Beneden (BEL)
Richard Kentwell (USA)
22 September 1988
15:15
Australia   3–2   Netherlands
Hawgood   2'
Hager   6'
Batch   52'
Report Bovelander   58'67'
Umpires:
Claude Seidler (FRG)
Graham Nash (ENG)

24 September 1988
10:45
Netherlands   2–1   Kenya
Bovelander   29'
Van den Honert   39'
Report Matharu   70'
Umpires:
Graham Nash (ENG)
Amarjit Bawa (IND)
24 September 1988
13:30
Australia   4–0   Pakistan
Hager   9'
Bestall   23'
Hawgood   31'32'
Report
Umpires:
Alain Renaud (FRA)
Patrick van Beneden (BEL)
24 September 1988
15:15
Argentina   1–0   Spain
Verga   36' Report
Umpires:
Adriano de Vecchi (ITA)
A Gantz (CHI)

26 September 1988
09:00
Australia   1–0   Spain
Stacy   53' Report
Umpires:
Craig Madden (SCO)
Nikolai Stepanov (URS)
26 September 1988
13:30
Argentina   5–1   Kenya
Mascheroni   8'
Pailos   42'
Ferrara   44'
Verga   47'
Minadeo   63'
Report Alubaha   32'
Umpires:
Claude Seidler (FRG)
Patrick van Beneden (BEL)
26 September 1988
15:15
Netherlands   2–0   Pakistan
Bovelander   2'31' Report
Umpires:
Louismichel Gillet (FRA)
Iwo Sakaida (JPN)

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   West Germany 5 4 1 0 13 3 +10 9 Semi-finals
2   Great Britain 5 3 1 1 12 5 +7 7
3   India 5 2 1 2 9 7 +2 5 5–8th place semi-finals
4   Soviet Union 5 2 1 2 5 10 −5 5
5   South Korea (H) 5 0 2 3 5 10 −5 2 9–12th place semi-finals
6   Canada 5 0 2 3 3 12 −9 2
Source: FIH
(H) Host.
18 September 1988
09:00
Soviet Union   1–0   India
Davydov   6' Report
Umpires:
Don Prior (AUS)
Eduardo Ruiz (ARG)
18 September 1988
13:30
West Germany   3–1   Canada
Fisher   23'
Blöcher   29'
Reck   50'
Report Gifford   8'
Umpires:
K Bajwa (PAK)
Ron Lathouwers (NED)
18 September 1988
15:15
Great Britain   2–2   South Korea
Kerly   26'
Barber   39'
Report Kim Jong-kap   44'
Kim Man-whe   52'
Umpires:
Santiago Deo (ESP)
Louismichel Gillet (FRA)

20 September 1988
09:00
Great Britain   3–0   Canada
Sherwani   3'
Barber   40'
Dodds   63'
Report
Umpires:
Patrick van Beneden (BEL)
Amjarit Dhak (KEN)
20 September 1988
13:30
West Germany   1–1   India
Hilgers   39' Report Sebastian   31'
Umpires:
Santiago Deo (ESP)
Alain Renaud (FRA)
20 September 1988
15:15
Soviet Union   3–1   South Korea
Davydov   17'
Boukatine   57'
Deputatov   59'
Report Yoo Seung-jin   23'
Umpires:
Rob Lathouwers (NED)
Richard Kentwell (USA)

22 September 1988
10:45
South Korea   1–3   India
Kim Young-joon   16' Report T. Singh   55'60'
Sebastian   58'
Umpires:
Santiago Deo (ESP)
Iwo Sakaida (JPN)
22 September 1988
13:30
Soviet Union   0–0   Canada
Report
Umpires:
A Gantz (CHI)
K Bajwa (PAK)
22 September 1988
15:15
Great Britain   1–2   West Germany
Barber   2' Report Fischer   59'
Blöcher   69'
Umpires:
Don Prior (AUS)
Eduardo Ruiz (ARG)

24 September 1988
09:00
West Germany   1–0   South Korea
Fischer   62' Report
Umpires:
Louismichel Gillet (FRA)
K Bajwa (PAK)
24 September 1988
13:30
Great Britain   3–1   Soviet Union
Kerly   40'42'
Barber   58'
Report Boukatine   68'
Umpires:
Rob Lathouwers (NED)
Eduardo Ruiz (ARG)
24 September 1988
15:15
Canada   1–5   India
Rutledge   22' Report M. Singh   11'29'
Sebastian   32'
Fernandis   55'
Baladadalaisah   56'
Umpires:
Amjarit Dhak (KEN)
Iwo Sakaida (JPN)

26 September 1988
10:45
West Germany   6–0   Soviet Union
Mollandin   5'
Blöcher   19'
Dopp   41'
Fischer   45'
Keller   53'
Hilgers   59'
Report
Umpires:
Don Prior (AUS)
Amjarit Dhak (KEN)
26 September 1988
13:30
Great Britain   3–0   India
Barber   37'
Kerly   46'
Potter   50'
Report
Umpires:
Alain Renaud (FRA)
Adriano de Vecchi (ITA)
26 September 1988
15:15
Canada   1–1   South Korea
Sandhu   19' Report Chung Kye-suk   12'
Umpires:
Richard Kentwell (USA)
Rob Lathouwers (NED)

Classification roundEdit

Ninth to twelfth place classificationEdit

 
9–12th place semi-finalsNinth place game
 
      
 
28 September
 
 
  Spain2
 
29 September
 
  Canada0
 
  Spain2
 
28 September
 
  South Korea0
 
  South Korea (a.e.t.)5
 
 
  Kenya2
 
Eleventh place game
 
 
29 September
 
 
  Canada3
 
 
  Kenya1

9–12th place semi-finalsEdit

28 September 1988
09:00
Spain   2–0   Canada
I. Escudé   15'
Ji. Escudé   46'
Report
Umpires:
Don Prior (AUS)
Adriano de Vecchi (ITA)

28 September 1988
09:00
South Korea   5–2 (a.e.t.)   Kenya
Han Jin-soo   10'71'
Yoo Seung-jin   15'76'
Report Alubaha   13'
Matharu   49'
Umpires:
Graham Nash (ENG)
Iwo Sakaida (JPN)

Eleventh place gameEdit

29 September 1988
15:15
Canada   3–1   Kenya
Sandhu   17'
Porritt   24'
Rutledge   31'
Report Akatsa   44'
Umpires:
Nikolai Stepanov (URS)
Richard Kentwell (USA)

Ninth place gameEdit

29 September 1988
13:00
Spain   2–0   South Korea
Escudé   14'
Peón   41'
Report
Umpires:
K Bajwa (PAK)
Craig Madden (SCO)

Fifth to eighth place classificationEdit

 
5–8th place semi-finalsFifth place
 
      
 
28 September
 
 
  India (p.s.o.)6 (4)
 
30 September
 
  Argentina6 (3)
 
  India1
 
28 September
 
  Pakistan2
 
  Pakistan1
 
 
  Soviet Union0
 
Seventh place
 
 
30 September
 
 
  Soviet Union4
 
 
  Argentina1

5–8th place semi-finalsEdit

28 September 1988
11:00
India   6–6 (a.e.t.)   Argentina
M. Singh   15'25'
Fernandis   23'26'
B. Singh   38'
Mohamed   80'
Report Geneyro   21'48'90'
Ferrara   33'
Mascheroni   56'
Penalties
Kumar  
Felix  
V. Singh  
Fernandis  
B. Singh  
B. Singh  
4–3   Mascheroni
  Siri
  Altube
  Geneyro
  Ferrara
  Altube
Umpires:
Patrick van Beneden (BEL)
Rob Lathouwers (NED)

28 September 1988
11:00
Pakistan   1–0   Soviet Union
Qazi   42' Report
Umpires:
A Gantz (CHI)
Claude Seidler (FRG)

Seventh place gameEdit

30 September 1988
11:00
Soviet Union   4–1   Argentina
Tchetchenov   9'
Myasnikov   21'
Pleshakov   39'69'
Report Verga   35'
Umpires:
Amjarit Dhak (KEN)
Amarjit Bawa (IND)

Fifth place gameEdit

30 September 1988
09:00
India   1–2   Pakistan
M. Singh   68' Report Musaddiz   22'
Qazi   50'
Umpires:
Eduardo Ruiz (ARG)
Graham Nash (ENG)

Medal roundEdit

 
Semi-finalsGold medal match
 
      
 
28 September
 
 
  West Germany2
 
1 October
 
  Netherlands1
 
  West Germany1
 
28 September
 
  Great Britain3
 
  Australia2
 
 
  Great Britain3
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
1 October
 
 
  Australia1
 
 
  Netherlands2

Semi-finalsEdit

28 September 1988
13:00
West Germany   2–1   Netherlands
Dopp   40'
Reck   47'
Report Cruico   10'
Umpires:
Eduardo Ruiz (ARG)
Alain Renaud (FRA)

28 September 1988
15:15
Australia   2–3   Great Britain
Hager   45'
Hawgood   55'
Report Kerly   19'45'67'
Umpires:
Santiago Deo (ESP)
Louismichel Gillet (FRA)

Bronze medal matchEdit

1 October 1988
13:00
Australia   1–2   Netherlands
Reid   62' Report Bovelander   24'57'
Umpires:
Claude Seidler (FRG)
Alain Renaud (FRA)

Gold medal matchEdit

1 October 1988
15:15
West Germany   1–3   Great Britain
Dopp   59' Report Sherwani   20'53'
Kerly   47'
Umpires:
Don Prior (AUS)
Santiago Deo (ESP)

StatisticsEdit

Final standingsEdit

  1.   Great Britain
  2.   West Germany
  3.   Netherlands
  4.   Australia
  5.   Pakistan
  6.   India
  7.   Soviet Union
  8.   Argentina
  9.   Spain
  10.   South Korea
  11.   Canada
  12.   Kenya

GoalscorersEdit

There were 163 goals scored in 42 matches, for an average of 3.88 goals per match.

9 goals

8 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Source: FIH

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hockey at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Men's Hockey". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 14 October 2019.

External linksEdit