Field hockey at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament

The women's field hockey tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics was the 6th edition of the field hockey event for women at the Summer Olympic Games. It was held over a fourteen-day period beginning on 16 September, and culminating with the medal finals on 29 September. All games were played at the hockey centre within the Olympic Park in Sydney, Australia.

Women's field hockey
at the 2000 Summer Olympics
Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre.jpg
Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre
Tournament details
Host countryAustralia
CitySydney
Dates16 – 29 September
Teams10
Venue(s)Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre
Final positions
Champions Australia (3rd title)
Runner-up Argentina
Third place Netherlands
Tournament statistics
Matches played35
Goals scored112 (3.2 per match)
Top scorer(s)Australia Nikki Hudson (6 goals)
1996 (previous) (next) 2004

Defending champions Australia won the gold medal for the third time after defeating Argentina 3–1 in the final. The Netherlands won the bronze medal by defeating Spain 2–0.[1]

QualificationEdit

Each of the continental champions from five federations and the host nation received an automatic berth. Along with the teams qualifying through the Olympic Qualification Tournament, ten teams competed in this tournament.

Dates Event Location Qualifier(s)
Host nation   Australia
8–18 December 1998 1998 Asian Games Bangkok, Thailand   South Korea
24 July – 4 August 1999 1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada   Argentina
11–18 September 1999 1999 All-Africa Games Johannesbourg, South Africa   South Africa
17–21 September 1999 1999 Oceania Cup Sydney, Australia 1
18–29 September 1999 1999 EuroHockey Nations Championship Cologne, Germany   Netherlands
24 March – 2 April 2000 Olympic Qualification Tournament Milton Keynes, England   New Zealand
  Great Britain
  Germany
  Spain
  China
^1Australia qualified both as host and continental champion, therefore that quota was added to the ones awarded by the Olympic Qualification Tournament to a total of 5.

SquadsEdit

ResultsEdit

All times are Eastern Daylight Time (UTC+11:00)

First roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 4 3 1 0 9 3 +6 10 Medal round
2   Argentina 4 2 0 2 5 6 −1 6
3   Spain 4 1 2 1 2 3 −1 5
4   Great Britain 4 1 1 2 5 5 0 4
5   South Korea 4 0 2 2 4 8 −4 2
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Matches won; 3) Goal difference; 4) Goals for; 5) Head-to-head result.
16 September 2000
08:30
South Korea   2–3   Argentina
Shin   20'
Cho   33'
Report Masotta   9'
Aymar   44'
Rimoldi   68'
Umpires:
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
Miriam van Gemert (NED)

17 September 2000
15:30
Australia   2–1   Great Britain
Hudson   18'
Powell   51'
Report Marston-Smith   47'
Umpires:
Ute Conen (GER)
Marelize de Klerk (RSA)
17 September 2000
18:30
South Korea   0–0   Spain
Report
Umpires:
Lyn Farrell (NZL)
Jean Buchanan (RSA)

18 September 2000
18:30
Great Britain   0–1   Argentina
Report Masotta   14'
Umpires:
Renee Cohen (NED)
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)

19 September 2000
15:30
Australia   1–1   Spain
Annan   7' Report De Ignacio-Simo   2'
Umpires:
Lyn Farrell (NZL)
Miriam van Gemert (NED)

20 September 2000
10:30
South Korea   2–2   Great Britain
Kim Se.   14'
Kim E.   48'
Report Clewlow   57'
Nicholson   66'
Umpires:
Ute Conen (GER)
Jean Buchanan (RSA)
20 September 2000
20:30
Australia   3–1   Argentina
Morris   25'
Starre   33'
Mitchell-Taverner   63'
Report García   66'
Umpires:
Renee Cohen (NED)
Miriam van Gemert (NED)

21 September 2000
20:30
Argentina   0–1   Spain
Report Goikoetxea   40'
Umpires:
Marelize de Klerk (RSA)
Kazuko Yasueda (JPN)

22 September 2000
15:30
Australia   3–0   South Korea
Powell   8'
Peek   22'
Hudson   70+'
Report
Umpires:
Renee Cohen (NED)
Ute Conen (GER)
22 September 2000
20:30
Great Britain   2–0   Spain
Clewlow   48'
Cullen   65'
Report
Umpires:
Jean Buchanan (RSA)
Marelize de Klerk (RSA)

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   New Zealand 4 2 1 1 7 5 +2 7 Medal round
2   China 4 2 0 2 4 5 −1 6
3   Netherlands 4 1 2 1 9 9 0 5
4   Germany 4 1 2 1 6 6 0 5
5   South Africa 4 1 1 2 4 5 −1 4
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Matches won; 3) Goal difference; 4) Goals for; 5) Head-to-head result.
16 September 2000
10:30
Germany   1–1   New Zealand
Lätzsch   56' Report Smith   68'
Umpires:
Michele Arnold (AUS)
Gill Clarke (GBR)

17 September 2000
13:30
Netherlands   1–2   China
Teeuwen   69' Report Yang   16'39'
Umpires:
Renee Chatas (USA)
Angela Lario (ESP)
17 September 2000
20:30
Germany   2–1   South Africa
Rinne   28'
Becker   50'
Report Agliotti   7'
Umpires:
Lee Mi-ok (KOR)
Kazuko Yasueda (JPN)

18 September 2000
20:30
China   0–2   New Zealand
Report Trolove   11'
Bell-Kake   38'
Umpires:
Judith Barnesby (AUS)
Michele Arnold (AUS)

19 September 2000
13:30
Netherlands   2–2   South Africa
Boomgaardt   12'
Smabers   16'
Report Coetzee   52'
Dare   61'
Umpires:
Kazuko Yasueda (JPN)
Gill Clarke (GBR)

20 September 2000
08:30
Germany   1–2   China
Möller   60' Report Zhou   2'
Cheng   49'
Umpires:
Renee Chatas (USA)
Lee Mi-ok (KOR)
20 September 2000
18:30
Netherlands   4–3   New Zealand
Van der Vaart   6'
Boomgaardt   18'
Van der Wielen   45'
Van de Kieft   69'
Report Lawrence   23'63'
Senior   58'
Umpires:
Angela Lario (ESP)
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)

21 September 2000
18:30
New Zealand   1–0   South Africa
Smith   54' Report
Umpires:
Judith Barnesby (AUS)
Lee Mi-ok (KOR)

22 September 2000
13:30
Netherlands   2–2   Germany
Van der Wielen   31'
Thate   49'
Report Rinne   32'
Ernsting-Krienke   66'
Umpires:
Judith Barnesby (AUS)
Renee Chatas (USA)
22 September 2000
18:30
China   0–1   South Africa
Report Geyser   52'
Umpires:
Angela Lario (ESP)
Gill Clarke (GBR)

Seventh to tenth place classificationEdit

 
CrossoverSeventh place
 
      
 
25 September 2000
 
 
  Great Britain 3
 
27 September 2000
 
  South Africa2
 
  Great Britain0
 
25 September 2000
 
  Germany2
 
  South Korea2
 
 
  Germany (a.e.t.)3
 
Ninth place
 
 
27 September 2000
 
 
  South Africa0
 
 
  South Korea3

CrossoverEdit

25 September 2000
10:30
Great Britain   3–2   South Africa
Simpson   3'
Clewlow   12'
Smith   38'
Report Dare   6'
Coetzee   31'
Umpires:
Renee Chatas (USA)
Angela Lario (ESP)

25 September 2000
15:30
South Korea   2–3 (a.e.t.)   Germany
Lee E.   56'
Kim E.   59'
Report Becker   8'41'
Ernsting-Krienke   80'
Umpires:
Michele Arnold (USA)
Jean Buchanan (RSA)

Ninth and tenth placeEdit

27 September 2000
08:30
South Africa   0–3   South Korea
Report Kim E.   23'26'
Yoo   35+'
Umpires:
Michele Arnold (AUS)
Renee Cohen (NED)

Seventh and eighth placeEdit

27 September 2000
13:00
Great Britain   0–2   Germany
Report Keller   21'
Becker   52'
Umpires:
Miriam van Gemert (NED)
Lyn Farrell (NZL)

Medal roundEdit

Pool CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 5 4 1 0 17 3 +14 13 Gold medal match
2   Argentina 5 3 0 2 13 7 +6 9
3   Netherlands 5 2 0 3 8 14 −6 6 Bronze medal match
4   Spain 5 1 3 1 5 5 0 6
5   China 5 1 1 3 4 10 −6 4
6   New Zealand 5 1 1 3 8 16 −8 4
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Matches won; 3) Goal difference; 4) Goals for; 5) Head-to-head result.

China and New Zealand finished fifth and sixth respectively in this tournament.

24 September 2000
11:00
Spain   0–0   China
Report
Umpires:
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
Marelize de Klerk (RSA)
24 September 2000
14:00
Argentina   3–1   Netherlands
Aymar   3'
García   26'50'
Report Smabers   12'
Umpires:
Kazuko Yasueda (JPN)
Ute Conen (GER)
24 September 2000
16:00
Australia   3–0   New Zealand
Hudson   50'52'
Powell   62'
Report
Umpires:
Gill Clarke (GBR)
Lee Mi-ok (KOR)

25 September 2000
13:30
Argentina   2–1   China
Aymar   35+'
García   52'
Report Tang   6'
Umpires:
Lyn Farrell (NZL)
Renee Cohen (NED)
25 September 2000
18:30
Australia   5–0   Netherlands
Annan   35+'65'
Hawkes   37'
Powell   40'
Morris   30+'
Report
Umpires:
Kazuko Yasueda (JPN)
Gina Spitaleri (ITA)
25 September 2000
20:30
Spain   2–2   New Zealand
Barrio   13'
Camón   70+'
Report Smith   46'
Trolove   60'
Umpires:
Miriam van Gemert (NED)
Gill Clarke (GBR)

27 September 2000
11:00
Spain   1–2   Netherlands
De Ignacio-Simo   68' Report Van der Wielen   28'63'
Umpires:
Lee Mi-ok (KOR)
Ute Conen (GER)
27 September 2000
16:30
Argentina   7–1   New Zealand
Rognoni   9'47'
Oneto   12'40'42'49'
Masotta   31'
Report Bell-Kake   33'
Umpires:
Judith Barnesby (AUS)
Kazuko Yasueda (JPN)
27 September 2000
18:30
Australia   5–1   China
Hudson   2'28'
Towers   9'
Morris   42'
Mitchell-Taverner   48'
Report Yang   45'
Umpires:
Gill Clarke (GBR)
Marelize de Klerk (RSA)

Bronze medal matchEdit

29 September 2000
17:30
Netherlands   2–0   Spain
Boomgaardt   10'
Thate   55'
Report
Umpires:
Gill Clarke (GBR)
GIna Spitaleri (ITA)

Gold medal matchEdit

29 September 2000
20:00
Australia   3–1   Argentina
Annan   10'
Haslam   26'
Morris   38'
Report Oneto   44'
Umpires:
Miriam van Gemert (NED)
Kazuko Yasueda (JPN)

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 Final result
    Australia 8 7 1 0 25 5 +20 22 Gold medal
    Argentina 8 5 0 3 18 12 +6 15 Silver medal
    Netherlands 8 3 2 3 14 18 −4 11 Bronze medal
4   Spain 8 1 4 3 5 9 −4 7 Fourth place
5   China 7 2 1 4 6 12 −6 7 Eliminated in
medal round
6   New Zealand 7 2 2 3 10 17 −7 8
7   Germany 6 3 2 1 11 8 +3 11 Eliminated in
group stage
8   Great Britain 6 2 1 3 8 9 −1 7
9   South Korea 6 1 2 3 9 11 −2 5
10   South Africa 6 1 1 4 6 11 −5 4
Source: FIH

GoalscorersEdit

There were 112 goals scored in 35 matches, for an average of 3.2 goals per match.

6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Source: FIH

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hockey at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Women's Hockey". Sports Reference. Retrieved 20 October 2019.

External linksEdit