Men's field hockey Qualifying Tournaments for the 2008 Summer Olympics

The Men’s field hockey Qualifying Tournament for the 2008 Summer Olympics were qualification tournaments to determine the final three spots for the 2008 Summer Olympics. The qualifying tournaments, which involved 18 teams divided into three groups, with three separate qualifying tournaments, were held in New Zealand, Chile and Japan, at different times in 2008. Only the winners of each qualifying tournament earnt a berth in the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Qualifying Tournaments for the 2008 Summer Olympics
Tournament details
Dates2 February – 13 April 2008
Teams18 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)3 (in 3 host cities)
Tournament statistics
Matches played54
Goals scored341 (6.31 per match)
Top scorer(s)Chile Felipe Montegu (11 goals)
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TeamsEdit

Below is the list of 18 teams who participated in these qualifying tournaments:[1]

Date Event Location Quotas Qualifier(s)
4–14 December 2006 2006 Asian Games Doha, Qatar 3   Japan
  India
  Malaysia
  Bangladesh[a]
14–22 July 2007 2007 African Olympic Qualifier Nairobi, Kenya 0   Egypt[b]
15–25 July 2007 2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3   Argentina
  Chile
  Trinidad and Tobago
  Cuba[c]
19–26 August 2007 2007 EuroHockey Championship Manchester, England 4   Germany
  Great Britain
  France
  Ireland
  Czech Republic [d]
9–16 September 2007 2007 EuroHockey Nations Trophy Lisbon, Portugal 3    Switzerland
  Austria
  Poland
11–16 September 2007 2007 Oceania Cup Buderim, Australia 1   New Zealand

In addition, International Hockey Federation also named four reserve teams after four of the above teams are failed to make it in this qualifying tournament, two of them already confirmed to be in the reserve list:[2][3]

  1.   United States (replace Cuba in Qualifying 1)
  2.   Mexico (replace Egypt in Qualifying 2)
  3.   Russia (replace Bangladesh in Qualifying 2)[4]
  4.   Italy (replace Czech Republic in Qualifying 3)[5]

Qualifying 1Edit

Olympic Qualifier New Zealand
Tournament details
Host countryNew Zealand
CityNorth Shore City
Dates2–10 February 2008
Teams6 (from 3 confederations)
Venue(s)Crown Relocations Stadium
Final positions
Champions  New Zealand
Runner-up  Argentina
Third place  France
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored109 (6.06 per match)
Top scorer(s)  Mark Gleghorne (9 goals)
Best player  Blair Hopping

PoolEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   New Zealand (H) 5 4 0 1 22 4 +18 12 Final
2   Argentina 5 4 0 1 23 6 +17 12
3   Ireland 5 4 0 1 21 5 +16 12 Third place game
4   France 5 2 0 3 14 16 −2 6
5   United States 5 1 0 4 9 30 −21 3 Fifth place game
6   Trinidad and Tobago 5 0 0 5 7 35 −28 0
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host.

ResultsEdit

All times are New Zealand Summer Time (UTC+13)

2 February 2008
12:00
France   0 – 4   Ireland
Gleghorne   7'
Jermyn   40'
Watt   55'69'
Umpires:
Rob ten Cate (NED)
David Leiper (GBR)
2 February 2008
14:00
New Zealand   12 – 0   Trinidad and Tobago
H. Shaw   9'
Kosoof   11'22'32'49'
Child   14'34'61'64'
Burrows   28'69'
Archibald   57'
Umpires:
Xavier Adell (ESP)
Daniel Lopez (URU)
2 February 2008
16:00
Argentina   9 – 1   United States
L. Vila   1'25'39'
Garreta   16'
Almada   33'64'
M. Vila   35'
Rossi   40'
Zylberberg   70'
Coolidge   70'
Umpires:
Tim Pullman (AUS)
Nigel Iggo (NZL)

3 February 2008
13:15
New Zealand   3 – 1   Ireland
Kosoof   25'
Collier   26'45'
Gleghorne   16'
Umpires:
Tim Pullman (AUS)
Rob ten Cate (NED)
3 February 2008
15:15
United States   4 – 7   France
Martin   1'
Harris   6'
Coolidge   37'
Sheridan   43'
Soyez   24'26'41'48'52'
Branquard   51'
Gouedard Comte   70'
Umpires:
Chris Wilson (CAN)
Xavier Adell (ESP)
3 February 2008
17:15
Argentina   7 – 1   Trinidad and Tobago
R. Vila   3'
M. Vila   21'68'
Rossi   27'
L. Vila   31'43'
Zylberberg   59'
Toussaint   62'
Umpires:
David Leiper (GBR)
Zulfiqar Haider (PAK)

5 February 2008
14:00
Ireland   7 – 2   Trinidad and Tobago
Maguire   8'
Gleghorne   14'37'
Magee   18'
Jermyn   48'
Hobbs   65'
Gormley   68'
James   35'
Wren   36'
Umpires:
Rob ten Cate (NED)
Xavier Adell (ESP)
5 February 2008
16:00
France   2 – 4   Argentina
Gaillard   4'
Soyez   58'
L. Vila   14'
R. Vila   18'
Garreta   32'
Cammareri   59'
Umpires:
Nigel Iggo (NZL)
Chris Wilson (CAN)
5 February 2008
18:00
United States   0 – 4   New Zealand
Burrows   9'51'
Child   35'
H. Shaw   47'
Umpires:
Daniel Lopez (URU)
Tim Pullman (AUS)

6 February 2008
14:00
Trinidad and Tobago   2 – 5   France
Legerton   9'
Wren   57'
Genestet   2'
Soyez   28'
Durchon   34'40'
Branquard   69'
Umpires:
Daniel Lopez (URU)
Chris Wilson (CAN)
6 February 2008
16:00
New Zealand   1 – 3   Argentina
Collier   63' Cammareri   16'
R. Vila   23'58'
Umpires:
David Leiper (GBR)
Xavier Adell (ESP)
6 February 2008
18:00
Ireland   8 – 0   United States
Magee   8'
Gleghorne   15'28'40'43'70'
Barbour   37'
Gormley   46'
Umpires:
Zulfiqar Haider (PAK)
Tim Pullman (AUS)

9 February 2008
10:15
Trinidad and Tobago   2 – 4   United States
Toussaint   14'
Browne   19'
Harris   29'
Sheridan   42'48'
Martin   66'
Umpires:
Nigel Iggo (NZL)
Zulfiqar Haider (PAK)
9 February 2008
12:15
Argentina   0 – 1   Ireland
Gormley   55'
Umpires:
Tim Pullman (AUS)
David Leiper (GBR)
9 February 2008
14:15
France   0 – 2   New Zealand
Archibald   13'
Burrows   14'
Umpires:
Daniel Lopez (URU)
Rob ten Cate (NED)

Fifth and sixthEdit

10 February 2008
09:45
United States   2 – 3   Trinidad and Tobago
Harris   29'
Martin   32'
Legerton   21'
Whittington   41'
Quan Chan   68'
Umpires:
Daniel Lopez (URU)
Tim Pullman (AUS)

Third and fourthEdit

10 February 2008
12:15
Ireland   1 – 2   France
Barbour   43' Durchon   64'
Soyez   69'
Umpires:
Chris Wilson (CAN)
Rob ten Cate (NED)

FinalEdit

10 February 2008
14:45
New Zealand   3 – 2 (a.e.t.)   Argentina
Kosoof   49'
H. Shaw   65'
B. Shaw   85'
L. Vila   24'
M. Vila   65'
Umpires:
David Leiper (GBR)
Xavier Adell (ESP)

AwardsEdit

Fair Play Trophy Best Goalkeeper Top Goalscorer Best Player
  France   Juan Manuel Vivaldi   Mark Gleghorne   Blair Hopping

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    New Zealand
    Argentina
    France
4   Ireland
5   United States
6   Trinidad and Tobago

  Qualified for the Summer Olympics

Qualifying 2Edit

Olympic Qualifier Chile
Tournament details
Host countryChile
CitySantiago
Dates1–9 March 2008
Teams6 (from 3 confederations)
Venue(s)Prince of Wales Country Club
Final positions
Champions  Great Britain
Runner-up  India
Third place  Russia
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored135 (7.5 per match)
Top scorer(s)  Felipe Montregu (11 goals)
Best player  Prabhjot Singh


PoolEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Great Britain 5 5 0 0 30 3 +27 15 Final
2   India 5 4 0 1 39 8 +31 12
3   Austria 5 3 0 2 15 19 −4 9 Third place game
4   Russia 5 2 0 3 15 23 −8 6
5   Chile (H) 5 1 0 4 10 14 −4 3 Fifth place game
6   Mexico 5 0 0 5 3 45 −42 0
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host.

ResultsEdit

All times are Chile Summer Time (UTC-3)

1 March 2008
14:30
Great Britain   11 – 0   Mexico
S. Mantell   13'51'
R. Mantell   23'
Dick   47'
Alexander   50'
Middleton   54'
Daly   57'68'
Moore   61'
Jackson   63'
Tindall   70'
Report
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Gus Soteriades (USA)
1 March 2008
16:30
India   8 – 0   Russia
D. Tirkey   14'
P. Singh   19'29'65'
S. Singh   30'
Khandekar   36'
S. Singh   45'
Raghunath   54'
Report
Umpires:
Henrik Ehlers (DEN)
Marc Knulle (FRA)
1 March 2008
19:00
Chile   3 – 4   Austria
Montegu   1'46'64' Report Jelinek   20'
Tobias Hübner   32'
Stremitzer   42'
Stanzl   44'
Umpires:
Colin Hutchinson (IRL)
Raghu Prasad (IND)

2 March 2008
16:00[6]
Great Britain   8 – 0   Russia
Middleton   7'37'
Kirkham   11'65'
Daly   25'46'
Ralph   31'
Tindall   41'
Report
Umpires:
Henrik Ehlers (DEN)
Colin Hutchinson (IRL)
2 March 2008
18:00[6]
Mexico   0 – 4   Chile
Report Montegu   29'46'70'
Amoroso   68'
Umpires:
Raghu Prasad (IND)
Marc Knulle (FRA)
2 March 2008
20:00[6]
Austria   3 – 7   India
Buchta   2'
Minar   28'60'
Report D. Tirkey   9'23'
I. Tirkey   41'
S. Singh   51'55'
Bharath   53'
R. Singh   53'
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Richmond Attipoe (GHA)

4 March 2008
15:30
Mexico   1 – 18   India
Moreno Quiroz   70' Report P. Singh   9'50'60'61'
R. Singh   11'21'30'39'69'
S. Singh   16'24'
Khandekar   19'
Raghunath   29'37'54'57'62'
S. Singh   65'
Umpires:
Colin Hutchinson (IRL)
Richard Attipoe (GHA)
4 March 2008
17:30
Austria   5 – 4   Russia
Körper   28'59'
Kolinek   49'
Proksch   53'65'
Report Azarov   23'52'
Mamoshkin   25'
Korolyov   67'
Umpires:
Gus Soteriades (USA)
Raghu Prasad (IND)
4 March 2008
19:30
Chile   1 – 4   Great Britain
Krainz   47' Report R. Mantell   42'
Middleton   50'
Tindall   56'66'
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Henrik Ehlers (DEN)

6 March 2008
14:00
India   2 – 3   Great Britain
Raghunath   3'64' Report R. Mantell   15'
Clarke   45'
Moore   69'
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Henrik Ehlers (DEN)
6 March 2008
17:30
Austria   3 – 1   Mexico
Körper   6'64'
Stanzl   55'
Report Aguilar Montoya   12'
Umpires:
Colin Hutchinson (IRL)
Marc Knulle (FRA)
6 March 2008
19:30
Russia   2 – 1   Chile
Mokrousov   48'
Azarov   68'
Report Stein   65'
Umpires:
Richmond Attipoe (GHA)
Gus Soteriades (USA)

8 March 2008
15:00
Great Britain   4 – 0   Austria
Tindall   5'
Jackson   12'
R. Mantell   22'
Moore   69'
Report
Umpires:
Henrik Ehlers (DEN)
Gus Soteriades (USA)
8 March 2008
17:00
Russia   9 – 1   Mexico
Azarov   2'26'
Platonov   9'
Mayorov   18'
Nikolaev   32'
Lykov   46'
Korolyov   51'
Spishkovsky   55'
Volkov   62'
Report Moreno Quiroz   39'
Umpires:
Raghu Prasad (IND)
Richmond Attipoe (GHA)
8 March 2008
19:00
Chile   1 – 4   India
Montegu   64' Report P. Singh   9'
Raghunath   23'61'
Bharath   24'
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Colin Hutchinson (IRL)

Fifth and sixthEdit

9 March 2008
13:00
Chile   9 – 3   Mexico
Montegu   9'16'28'58'
Casanova   14'
Krainz   21'49'
Stein   38'
Krussig   52'
Report Aguilar Montoya   10'67'
Borquez Silva   35'
Umpires:
Marc Knulle (FRA)
Gus Soteriades (USA)

Third and fourthEdit

9 March 2008
15:30
Austria   3 – 6   Russia
Proksch   18'
Buchta   49'
Stanzl   65'
Report Platonov   1'23'31'61'
Azarov   6'
Korolyov   58'
Umpires:
Colin Hutchinson (IRL)
Richmond Attipoe (GHA)

FinalEdit

9 March 2008
18:00
Great Britain   2 – 0   India
Middleton   4'
R. Mantell   10'
Report
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Henrik Ehlers (DEN)

AwardsEdit

Best Player Best Goalkeeper Top Goalscorer Fair Play Trophy
  Prabhjot Singh   Moises Alejandro Vargas Garcia   Felipe Montegu   Austria

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    Great Britain
    India
    Russia
4   Austria
5   Chile
6   Mexico

  Qualified for the Summer Olympics

Qualifying 3Edit

Olympic Qualifier Japan
Tournament details
Host countryJapan
CityKakamigahara
Dates5–13 April 2008
Teams6 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)Gifu Prefectural Green Stadium
Final positions
Champions  Germany
Runner-up  Japan
Third place  Malaysia
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored97 (5.39 per match)
Top scorer(s)  Christopher Zeller (9 goals)
Best player  Timo Weß


PoolEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Germany 5 5 0 0 30 0 +30 15 Final
2   Japan (H) 5 3 1 1 16 10 +6 10
3   Malaysia 5 2 2 1 13 14 −1 8 Third place game
4   Poland 5 2 0 3 11 15 −4 6
5    Switzerland 5 1 0 4 10 19 −9 3 Fifth place game
6   Italy 5 0 1 4 5 27 −22 1
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host.

ResultsEdit

All times are Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

5 April 2008
12:05[7]
Germany   8 – 0   Italy
Draguhn   11'30'
C. Zeller   24'25'38'
Witthaus   40'55'
B. Weß   68'
Umpires:
Marcelo Servetto (ESP)
Chen Dekang (CHN)
5 April 2008
14:05[7]
Malaysia   2 – 1   Poland
Tg Abdul Jalil   39'58' Rachwalski   20'
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Kim Hong-Lee (KOR)
5 April 2008
16:05[7]
Switzerland    1 – 2   Japan
Kloter   40' Katayama   42'
Yamabori   61'
Umpires:
Hamish Jamson (GBR)
Deon Nel (RSA)

6 April 2008
13:05[7]
Switzerland    0 – 10   Germany
Witthaus   8'31'
T. Weß   9'38'65'
B. Weß   14'
Witte   32'
Keller   42'45'59'
Umpires:
Satoshi Kondo (JPN)
Murray Grime (AUS)
6 April 2008
15:05[7]
Japan   6 – 1   Poland
A. Ito   23'
Yoshida   35'
Katayama   45'
Anai   52'
Yamabori   60'
Sakamoto   63'
Dutkiewicz   11'
Umpires:
Kim Hong-Lee (KOR)
Deon Nel (RSA)
6 April 2008
17:05[7]
Italy   4 – 4   Malaysia
Nanni   23'
Lunetta   44'
Malta   64'
Lanzano   66'
Abdullah   35'70'
Rahim   45'
Mohan   58'
Umpires:
German Montes de Oca (ARG)
Chen Dekang (CHN)

8 April 2008
13:00
Poland   3 – 2    Switzerland
Strykowski   38'
Dutkiewicz   51'
T. Choczaj   67'
Keller   11'
Gähwiler   20'
Umpires:
Hamish Jamson (GBR)
Kim Hong-Lee (KOR)
8 April 2008
15:00
Japan   5 – 1   Italy
Yamabori   12'21'31'
Katayama   57'
Furusato   65'
Lanzano   28'
Umpires:
Deon Nel (RSA)
German Montes de Oca (ARG)
8 April 2008
17:00
Germany   3 – 0   Malaysia
C. Zeller   23'
Korn   43'
T. Weß   58'
Umpires:
Marcelo Servetto (ESP)
Satoshi Kondo (JPN)

10 April 2008
12:00
Malaysia   4 – 3    Switzerland
Abd Rahim   15'67'
Chua Boon Huat   35'
Makbul Singh   41'
Gähwiler   15'64'
Keller   70+'
Umpires:
Murray Grime (AUS)
Chen Dekang (CHN)
10 April 2008
14:00
Italy   0 – 6   Poland
T. Choczaj   16'
Górny   26'
Strykowski   33'67'
Marcinkowski   37'
Grotowski   63'
Umpires:
Marcelo Servetto (ESP)
Satoshi Kondo (JPN)
10 April 2008
16:00
Germany   4 – 0   Japan
P. Zeller   21'
Fürste   49'
C. Zeller   62'65'
Umpires:
Hamish Jamson (GBR)
German Montes de Oca (ARG)

12 April 2008
13:05[7]
Poland   0 – 5   Germany
T. Weß   11'
Korn   29'
C. Zeller   35'
Fürste   64'
Witthaus   67'
Umpires:
German Montes de Oca (ARG)
Marcelo Servetto (ESP)
12 April 2008
15:05[7]
Japan   3 – 3   Malaysia
A. Ito   21'
Ono   35'
Katayama   69'
Chua Boon Huat   10'
Mohan   28'
Makbul Singh   33'
Umpires:
Hamish Jamson (GBR)
Murray Grime (AUS)
12 April 2008
17:05[7]
Switzerland    4 – 0   Italy
Spörri   25'33'69'
Gähwiler   44'
Umpires:
Chen Dekang (CHN)
Kim Hong-Lae (KOR)

Fifth and sixthEdit

13 April 2008
09:00
Switzerland    2 – 3   Italy
Keller   50'
Spörri   58'
Lanzano   25'60'
Nunez   48'
Umpires:
Satoshi Kondo (JPN)
Deon Nel (RSA)

Third and fourthEdit

13 April 2008
11:30
Malaysia   3 – 0   Poland
Tg Abdul Jalil   26'69'
Rahim   53'
Umpires:
Marcelo Servetto (ESP)
Kim Hong-Lee (KOR)

FinalEdit

13 April 2008
14:00
Germany   4 – 0   Japan
Keller   16'
C. Zeller   39'47'
Draguhn   68'
Umpires:
Hamish Jamson (GBR)
Murray Grime (AUS)

AwardsEdit

Top Goalscorer Best Player Best Goalkeeper Fair Play Trophy
  Christopher Zeller   Timo Weß   Kumar Subramaniam   Italy

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    Germany
    Japan
    Malaysia
4   Poland
5   Italy
6    Switzerland

  Qualified for the Summer Olympics

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Withdrew and was replaced by Russia
  2. ^ Withdrew and was replaced by Mexico
  3. ^ Withdrew and was replaced by the United States
  4. ^ Withdrew and was replaced by Italy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Allocation of Teams for Olympic Qualification Tournaments". Archived from the original on 2008-06-21. Retrieved 2007-09-23.
  2. ^ "FIH nominates reserve countries for WorldHockey Olympic Qualifiers". Archived from the original on 2008-06-21. Retrieved 2007-11-17.
  3. ^ "Allocation of Teams For Olympic Qualifying Tournaments, 2008" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-11-09. Retrieved 2007-11-17.
  4. ^ "Russia replaces Bangladesh at WorldHockey Olympic Qualifier". Archived from the original on 2008-04-30. Retrieved 2008-02-12.
  5. ^ Italy completes WorldHockey Olympic Qualifiers[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ a b c "Match schedule for WorldHockey Olympic Qualifier in Chile modified". Retrieved 2007-02-28.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i Tournament Schedule – Minor Changes Announced