Spain women's national field hockey team

The Spain women's national field hockey team represents Spain in the international field hockey competitions. The team won the gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics at their first ever Olympic appearance in front of their home crowd in Terrassa, coached at the time by José Manuel Brasa.[2]

Spain
Spain
AssociationReal Federación Española de Hockey
(Royal Spanish Hockey Federation)
ConfederationEHF (Europe)
CoachAdrian Lock
Assistant coach(es)Andrés Mondo
Andrew Wilson
ManagerAlberto Ruiz
CaptainGeorgina Oliva
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Home
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Away
FIH ranking
Current 7 Steady (3 February 2020)[1]
Summer Olympics
Appearances7 (first in 1992)
Best result1st (1992)
FIH World Cup
Appearances12 (first in 1974)
Best result3rd (2018)
EuroHockey Championship
Appearances15 (first in 1984)
Best result2nd (1995, 2003)

ResultsEdit

Tournament recordsEdit

Olympic Games[3]
Year Host city Position
1980   Moscow, Soviet Union
1984   Los Angeles, United States
1988   Seoul, South Korea
1992   Barcelona, Spain 1st
1996   Atlanta, United States 8th
2000   Sydney, Australia 4th
2004   Athens, Greece 10th
2008   Beijing, China 7th
2012   London, United Kingdom
2016   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 8th
2020   Tokyo, Japan Qualified
EuroHockey Nations Championship[4]
Year Host city Position
1984   Lille, France 7th
1987   London, England 5th
1991   Brussels, Belgium 6th
1995   Amsterdam, Netherlands 2nd
1999   Cologne, Germany 5th
2003   Barcelona, Spain 2nd
2005   Dublin, Ireland 4th
2007   Manchester, England 4th
2009   Amstelveen, Netherlands 4th
2011   Mönchengladbach, Germany 4th
2013   Boom, Belgium 5th
2015   London, England 4th
2017   Amstelveen, Netherlands 5th
2019   Antwerp, Belgium 3rd
2021   Amstelveen, Netherlands Qualified
World League[5]
Year Round Host city Position
2012–13 Round 2   Valencia, Spain 2nd
Semi-final   London, England 8th
2014–15 Semi-final   Valencia, Spain 6th
2016–17 Round 2   Valencia, Spain 1st
Semi-final   Brussels, Belgium 7th
World Cup[6]
Year Host city Position
1974   Mandelieu, France 6th
1976   West Berlin, West Germany 5th
1978   Madrid, Spain 8th
1981   Buenos Aires, Argentina 10th
1983   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1986   Amstelveen, Netherlands 12th
1990   Sydney, Australia 5th
1994   Dublin, Ireland 8th
1998   Utrecht, Netherlands
2002   Perth, Australia 8th
2006   Madrid, Spain 4th
2010   Rosario, Argentina 12th
2014   The Hague, Netherlands
2018   London, England 3rd
2022   Terrassa, Spain &   Amstelveen, Netherlands Qualified
Champions Trophy[7]
Year Host city Position
1987 – 1989 Did not Participate
1991   Berlin, Germany 4th
1993   Amstelveen, Netherlands 5th
1995   Mar del Plata, Argentina 5th
1997 – 2000 Did not Participate
2001   Amstelveen, Netherlands 6th
2002 – 2006 Did not Participate
2007   Quilmes, Argentina 6th
2008 – 2018 Did not Participate
Champions Challenge[8]
Year Host city Position
2002   Johannesburg, South Africa
2003   Catania, Italy 2nd
2005   Virginia Beach, United States 6th
2007   Baku, Azerbaijan
2009   Cape Town, South Africa 4th
2011   Dublin, Ireland 4th
2012   Dublin, Ireland
2014   Glasgow, Scotland 4th

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

The following 18 players were named in the Spanish team for the 2019 FIH Olympic Qualifiers in Valencia, Spain.[9]

Head coach:   Adrian Lock

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK María Ruiz (1990-03-18) 18 March 1990 (age 29) 153   Club de Campo
32 1GK Melanie García (1990-09-21) 21 September 1990 (age 29) 64   Club de Polo

4 2DF Clara Ycart (1999-01-10) 10 January 1999 (age 21) 54   CD Terrassa
9 2DF María López (1990-02-16) 16 February 1990 (age 29) 190   Club de Campo
17 2DF Lola Riera (1991-06-25) 25 June 1991 (age 28) 181   Complutense
24 2DF Alejandra Torres-Quevedo (1999-09-30) 30 September 1999 (age 20) 39   Club de Campo
29 3MF Lucía Jiménez (1997-01-08) 8 January 1997 (age 23) 121   Complutense

10 3MF Berta Bonastre (1992-06-03) 3 June 1992 (age 27) 190   Club Egara
11 3MF Cristina Guinea (1992-07-31) 31 July 1992 (age 27) 159   Junior FC
18 3MF Júlia Pons (1994-07-27) 27 July 1994 (age 25) 166   CD Terrassa
19 3MF Begoña García (1995-07-19) 19 July 1995 (age 24) 133   Club de Campo
21 3MF Beatriz Pérez (1991-05-04) 4 May 1991 (age 28) 202   Club de Campo
23 3MF Georgina Oliva (C) (1990-07-18) 18 July 1990 (age 29) 231   Junior FC

7 4FW Carlota Petchamé (1990-06-25) 25 June 1990 (age 29) 197   Junior FC
8 4FW Carola Salvatella (1994-07-08) 8 July 1994 (age 25) 137   Club Egara
13 4FW Belén Iglesias (1996-07-06) 6 July 1996 (age 23) 49   Club de Campo
14 4FW María Tost (1994-03-21) 21 March 1994 (age 25) 142   Club Egara
28 4FW Marta Segú (1995-06-22) 22 June 1995 (age 24) 68   Club de Polo

The remainder of the national squad is as follows:

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
DF Lara Pampín (1995-05-03) 3 May 1995 (age 24) 24 0   SPV-Complutense v.   Canada; June 27, 2019

FW Carmen Cano (1992-12-31) 31 December 1992 (age 27) 78 15   Club de Campo v.   England; August 25, 2019

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players received call-ups to the national team in 2019:

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Marina Helguera (1992-01-08) 8 January 1992 (age 28) 14 0   UD Taburiente v.   Ireland; February 7, 2019

DF Marta Grau (1995-01-28) 28 January 1995 (age 25) 40 1   Junior FC v.   Malaysia; May 29, 2019
MF Candela Mejías (1997-01-27) 27 January 1997 (age 23) 19 0   Royal Wellington v.   Italy; May 30, 2019

MF Maialen García (1990-04-05) 5 April 1990 (age 29) 99 7   Junior FC v.   Ireland; February 7, 2019

FW Mariona Serrahima (1997-12-26) 26 December 1997 (age 22) 19 1   Junior FC v.   Ireland; February 7, 2019
FW Anna Gil (1995-04-29) 29 April 1995 (age 24) 15 0   Junior FC v.   Ireland; February 6, 2019

Notable playersEdit

 
The team in 2016.

ResultsEdit

2020 Fixtures and ResultsEdit

2020 Statistics
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
3 1 0 3 8 10 –2 3

Argentina Test SeriesEdit

GoalscorersEdit

2020 Goalscoring Table
Pos. Player FG PC PS Total
1 Belén Iglesias 2 0 0 2
2 Begoña García 1 0 0 1
Lucía Jiménez 1 0 0
María López 1 0 0
Lola Riera 0 1 0
Carola Salvatella 0 1 0
Marta Segú 1 0 0
Total 6 2 0 8

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 3 February 2020. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Real Federación Española de Hockey - RFEH". Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Other - FIH". International Hockey Federation.
  4. ^ "Home - FIH".
  5. ^ "Home - FIH".
  6. ^ "World Cup - FIH". International Hockey Federation.
  7. ^ "Champions Trophy - FIH". International Hockey Federation.
  8. ^ "Champions Challenge - FIH". International Hockey Federation.
  9. ^ "Team Details – Spain". tms.fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 7 January 2020.

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