Women's field hockey Qualifying Tournaments for the 2012 Summer Olympics

The Women's field hockey Qualifying Tournament for the 2012 Summer Olympics were qualification tournaments that determined the final three spots for the 2012 Summer Olympics.

2012 Women's Hockey Summer
Olympics Qualifying Tournament
Tournament details
Dates18 February–5 May 2012
Teams18 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)3 (in 3 host cities)
Tournament statistics
Matches played54
Goals scored230 (4.26 per match)
Top scorer(s)Ireland Audrey O'Flynn
Italy Alessia Padalino (8 goals)

The three events were held in Belgium, India and Japan from February to May 2012.

Belgium, Japan and South Africa won the three tournaments, taking the final quotas for the Olympic Games.

TeamsEdit

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

Zone Tournament Qualifier(s)
Asia 2010 Asian Games   India
  Japan
  Malaysia
Africa 2011 African Olympic Qualifier   South Africa
Americas 2011 Pan American Games   Canada
  Chile
  Mexico
  Trinidad and Tobago1
Europe 2011 EuroHockey Nations Championship   Azerbaijan
  Belgium
  Ireland
  Italy
  Spain
EuroHockey Nations Trophy   Belarus
  France
  Poland
  Russia
  Ukraine
^1 – Replaced by Austria[2]

Qualifying 1Edit

Qualifier 1
Tournament details
Host country  India
CityNew Delhi
DatesFebruary 18–25
Teams6
Venue(s)Dhyan Chand National Stadium
Final positions
Champions  South Africa
Runner-up  India
Third place  Italy
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored61 (3.39 per match)
Top scorer(s)  Alessia Padalino (8 goals)
Best player  Marsha Marescia

ResultsEdit

All times are DST (UTC+5:30).

Preliminary RoundEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   South Africa 5 4 1 0 14 5 +9 13 Final
2   India 5 3 1 1 11 7 +4 10
3   Italy 5 2 2 1 9 6 +3 8
4   Ukraine 5 2 1 2 8 7 +1 7
5   Canada 5 1 1 3 7 15 −8 4
6   Poland 5 0 0 5 2 11 −9 0
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[3]
MatchesEdit
18 February 2012
10:00
South Africa   2–1   Poland
Woods   39'
Coetzee   53'
Report Zagajska   39'
Umpires:
Mariana Reydo (ARG)
Claire Adenot (FRA)
18 February 2012
12:00
Italy   2–2   Canada
Wybieralska   3'
Padalino   63'
Report Culley   40'
Stairs   61'
Umpires:
Soledad Iparraguirre (ARG)
Karen Bennett (NZL)
18 February 2012
18:00
India   1–1   Ukraine
Yendala   42' Report Vynohradova   26'
Umpires:
Chieko Soma (JPN)
Annabelle Willox (WAL)

19 February 2012
10:00
Poland   1–4   Italy
Grzanka   49' Report Ruggieri   41'
Padalino   43'48'65'
Umpires:
Lynn Cowie-McAllister (AUS)
Maggie Giddens (USA)
19 February 2012
14:00
South Africa   2–0   Ukraine
Coetzee   20'
Chamberlain   29'
Report
Umpires:
Chieko Soma (JPN)
Vilma Bagdanskiene (LTU)
19 February 2012
18:00
India   4–1   Canada
Yendala   16'
Rampal   19'
Pukhrambam   29'
Thokchom   49'
Report Haughn   69'
Umpires:
Soledad Iparraguirre (ARG)
Karen Bennett (NZL)

21 February 2012
10:00
Canada   2–5   Ukraine
Gillis   2'
Secco   48'
Report Khilko   12'28'43'
Salenko   38'
Sadova   40'
Umpires:
Annabelle Willox (WAL)
Claire Adenot (FRA)
21 February 2012
12:00
Italy   1–1   South Africa
Padalino   4' Report Penny   40'
Umpires:
Chieko Soma (JPN)
Maggie Giddens (USA)
21 February 2012
18:00
Poland   0–3   India
Report R. Rani   14'
Rampal   36'
P. Rani   62'
Umpires:
Vilma Bagdanskiene (LTU)
Mariana Reydo (ARG)

22 February 2012
10:00
Ukraine   1–2   Italy
Sadova   39' Report Padalino   5'
Ruggieri   69'
Umpires:
Lynn Cowie Mcallister (AUS)
Karen Bennett (NZL)
22 February 2012
14:00
Canada   1–0   Poland
Jameson   65' Report
Umpires:
Vilma Bagdanskiene (LTU)
Maggie Giddens (USA)
22 February 2012
18:00
India   2–5   South Africa
Lakra   23'
Yendala   52'
Report Chamberlain   12'32'58'
Damons   53'67'
Umpires:
Soledad Iparraguirre (ARG)
Mariana Reydo (ARG)

24 February 2012
10:00
Ukraine   1–0   Poland
Ivakhnenko   28' Report
Umpires:
Lynn Cowie Mcallister (AUS)
Maggie Giddens (USA)
24 February 2012
14:00
South Africa   4–1   Canada
Damons   16'
Chamberlain   41'60'62'
Report Culley   16'
Umpires:
Karen Bennett (NZL)
Vilma Bagdanskiene (LTU)
24 February 2012
18:00
Italy   0–1   India
Report R. Rani   55'
Umpires:
Claire Adenot (FRA)
Annabelle Willox (WAL)

Classification RoundEdit

Fifth and sixth placeEdit
25 February 2012
15:00
Canada   3–0   Poland
Culley   18'
Stairs   40'
Jameson   45'
Report
Umpires:
Lynn Cowie McAllister (AUS)
Annabelle Willox (WAL)
Third and fourth placeEdit
25 February 2012
17:30
Italy   2–1   Ukraine
Padalino   34'67' Report Sadovaia   42'
Umpires:
Claire Adenot (FRA)
Mariana Reydo (ARG)
FinalEdit
25 February 2012
20:00
South Africa   3–1   India
Russell   4'
Coetzee   30'
Marescia   53'
Report Ja. Kaur   57'
Umpires:
Chieko Soma (JPN)
Soledad Iparraguirre (ARG)

StatisticsEdit

AwardsEdit

Player of the Tournament Top Goalscorer Goalkeeper of the Tournament Fair Play Award
  Marsha Marescia   Alessia Padalino   Roberta Lilliu   India

Final StandingsEdit

  1.   South Africa
  2.   India
  3.   Italy
  4.   Ukraine
  5.   Canada
  6.   Poland

Qualifying 2Edit

Qualifier 2
Tournament details
Host country  Belgium
CityKontich
DatesMarch 17–25
Teams6
Venue(s)Beerschot Tennis Club
Final positions
Champions  Belgium
Runner-up  Ireland
Third place  Spain
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored91 (5.06 per match)
Top scorer(s)  Audrey O'Flynn (8 goals)
Best player  Sofie Gierts

ResultsEdit

All times are CET (UTC+01:00).

Preliminary RoundEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Belgium 5 4 1 0 22 1 +21 13 Final
2   Ireland 5 4 1 0 17 4 +13 13
3   Spain 5 2 1 2 12 6 +6 7
4   Russia 5 2 1 2 9 11 −2 7
5   France 5 1 0 4 9 18 −9 3
6   Mexico 5 0 0 5 5 34 −29 0
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[3]
MatchesEdit
17 March 2012
11:00
Spain   7–0   Mexico
Ybarra   21'37'
Petchamé   26'28'
Bonastre   65'
Malda   66'70'
Report
Umpires:
Stella Bartlema (NED)
Annelize Rostron (RSA)
17 March 2012
13:30
Ireland   5–1   France
Speers   20'
O'Flynn   35'
Connery   38'
Jacob   45'
Harvey   47'
Report Dutel   13'
Umpires:
Amy Hassick (USA)
Valentina Tomasi (ITA)
17 March 2012
16:00
Belgium   4–0   Russia
Gierts   34'
Sinia   44'
De Groof   54'
Boon   70'
Report
Umpires:
Michelle Joubert (RSA)
Chen Hong (CHN)

18 March 2012
11:00
Spain   2–1   France
Pérez   22'
Malda   32'
Report Dutel   25'
Umpires:
Keely Dunn (CAN)
Emi Yamada (JPN)
18 March 2012
13:30
Ireland   3–0   Russia
Harvey   21'
O'Flynn   34'39'
Report
Umpires:
Melissa Trivic (AUS)
Stella Bartlema (NED)
18 March 2012
16:00
Mexico   0–12   Belgium
Report Boon   8'42'67'
Coppey   19'
De Vos   23'
Raes   39'
Gierts   43'
Sinia   44'
Valcke   53'
De Groof   59'61'
Danhaive   70'
Umpires:
Chen Hong (CHN)
Valentina Tomasi (ITA)

20 March 2012
13:00
Mexico   0–5   Ireland
Report O'Flynn   44'64'
Smyth   60'66'
Sargent   69'
Umpires:
Keely Dunn (CAN)
Annelize Rostron (RSA)
20 March 2012
15:30
Russia   3–2   France
Mozgovaya   27'55'
Shamina   53'
Report Preney   21'
Dutel   48'
Umpires:
Emi Yamada (JPN)
Michelle Joubert (RSA)
20 March 2012
18:00
Belgium   1–0   Spain
Boon   2' Report
Umpires:
Amy Hassick (USA)
Melissa Trivic (AUS)

22 March 2012
14:00
Russia   5–1   Mexico
Grigorieva   14'47'59'
Osipova   33'
Shamina   60'
Report Navarro   51'
Umpires:
Amy Hassick (USA)
Chen Hong (CHN)
22 March 2012
16:30
Ireland   3–2   Spain
O'Flynn   6'28'
Speers   60'
Report Malda   7'
Petchamé   66'
Umpires:
Michelle Joubert (RSA)
Annelize Rostron (RSA)
22 March 2012
19:00
France   0–4   Belgium
Report De Groof   19'54'59'
Delmée   25'
Umpires:
Valentina Tomasi (ITA)
Emi Yamada (JPN)

23 March 2012
14:00
France   5–4   Mexico
Roger   9'
Berly   10'
Dutel   30'
Preney   55'68'
Report Castillo   3'19'
Navarro   42'
Correa   46'
Umpires:
Valentina Tomasi (ITA)
Melissa Trivic (AUS)
23 March 2012
16:30
Spain   1–1   Russia
Ybarra   11' Report Shumilina   33'
Umpires:
Chen Hong (CHN)
Keely Dunn (CAN)
23 March 2012
19:00
Belgium   1–1   Ireland
Boon   9' Report Watkins   23'
Umpires:
Stella Bartlema (NED)
Emi Yamada (JPN)

Classification RoundEdit

Fifth and sixth placeEdit
25 March 2012
11:30
France   5–1   Mexico
Rogeau   5'
Roger   58'
Dutel   62'65'
Preney   68'
Report Navarro   18'
Umpires:
Keely Dunn (CAN)
Annelize Rostron (RSA)
Third and fourth placeEdit
25 March 2012
14:00
Spain   5–1   Russia
Comerma   29'
Menéndez   31'
Petchamé   51'
Pérez   56'32'
Report Shamina   58'
Umpires:
Stella Bartlema (NED)
Melissa Trivic (AUS)
FinalEdit
25 March 2012
16:30
Belgium   4–1   Ireland
Gierts   12'17'19'
Coppey   57'
Report O'Flynn   56'
Umpires:
Michelle Joubert (RSA)
Amy Hassick (USA)

StatisticsEdit

AwardsEdit

Player of the Tournament Top Goalscorer Goalkeeper of the Tournament
  Sofie Gierts   Audrey O'Flynn   Ahidee Castíllo

Final StandingsEdit

  1.   Belgium
  2.   Ireland
  3.   Spain
  4.   Russia
  5.   France
  6.   Mexico

Qualifying 3Edit

Qualifier 3
Tournament details
Host country  Japan
CityKakamigahara
DatesApril 25–May 5
Teams6
Venue(s)Gifu-ken Green Stadium
Final positions
Champions  Japan
Runner-up  Azerbaijan
Third place  Chile
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored78 (4.33 per match)
Top scorer(s)  Kaori Fujio (6 goals)
Best player  Sachimi Iwao

ResultsEdit

All times are JST (UTC+09:00).

Preliminary RoundEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Japan 5 4 1 0 23 1 +22 13 Final
2   Azerbaijan 5 3 1 1 15 6 +9 10
3   Chile 5 2 2 1 8 6 +2 8
4   Belarus 5 2 1 2 10 10 0 7
5   Austria 5 1 0 4 3 22 −19 3
6   Malaysia 5 0 1 4 5 19 −14 1
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[3]
MatchesEdit
25 April 2012
13:30
Chile   1–3   Belarus
Villagra   40' Report Mikheichyk   8'53'
Silitskaya   50'
Umpires:
Irene Clelland (GBR)
Caroline Brenekreff (NED)
25 April 2012
16:00
Japan   7–0   Austria
Yamamoto   6'
Shibata   12'
Komazawa   25'
Murukami   30'
Mitsuhashi   50'
Nakagawa   64'
Otsuka   68'
Report
Umpires:
Irene Presenqui (ARG)
Amber Church (NZL)
25 April 2012
18:30
Azerbaijan   4–0   Malaysia
Aliyeva   17'31'
M. Mammadova   45'
Muradi   56'
Report
Umpires:
Lisa Roach (AUS)
Hannah Sanders (GBR)

27 April 2012
13:30
Azerbaijan   3–0   Belarus
Aliyeva   52'58'
Suleymanova   69'
Report
Umpires:
Kelly Hudson (NZL)
Irene Presenqui (ARG)
27 April 2012
16:00
Japan   8–0   Malaysia
Fujio   10'41'61'
Iwao   33'
Murukami   38'
Nakagawa   43'
Komazawa   52'
Otsuka   55'
Report
Umpires:
Kylie Seymour (AUS)
Irene Clelland (GBR)
27 April 2012
18:30
Austria   0–3   Chile
Report D. Caram   6'
D. Infante   37'63'
Umpires:
Stephanie Judefind (USA)
Lisa Roach (AUS)

29 April 2012
13:30
Chile   0–0   Japan
Report
Umpires:
Kelly Hudon (NZL)
Hannah Sanders (GBR)
29 April 2012
16:00
Austria   0–5   Azerbaijan
Report Muradi   9'
F. Mammadova   18'
M. Mammadova   32'
Matjusaityte   49'
Han   66'
Umpires:
Kylie Seymour (AUS)
Caroline Brunekreef (NED)
29 April 2012
18:30
Belarus   2–2   Malaysia
Silitskaya   17'
Halinouskaya   27'
Report Othman   41'
Ruhani   68'
Umpires:
Stephanie Judefind (USA)
Amber Church (NZL)

1 May 2012
13:30
Malaysia   1–2   Chile
Slyvester Silin   49' Report Urroz   66'
D. Caram   69'
Umpires:
Lisa Roach (AUS)
Irene Presenqui (ARG)
1 May 2012
16:00
Azerbaijan   1–4   Japan
Han   6' Report Murukami   12'
Nakagawa   23'58'
Iwao   32'
Umpires:
Amber Church (NZL)
Kylie Seymour (AUS)
1 May 2012
18:30
Belarus   5–0   Austria
Kurhanskaya   8'
Stsiafutkina   23'
Mikheichyk   29'
Silitskaya   69'
Piotukh   70'
Report
Umpires:
Hannah Sanders (GBR)
Irene Clelland (GBR)

3 May 2012
13:30
Austria   3–2   Malaysia
Sandner   7'67'
Laginja   53'
Report Hashim   20'
Othman   27'
Umpires:
Kylie Seymour (AUS)
Hannah Sanders (GBR)
3 May 2012
16:00
Japan   4–0   Belarus
Fujio   3'65'
Komazawa   23'
Yamamoto   55'
Report
Umpires:
Kelly Hudson (NZL)
Stephanie Judefind (USA)
3 May 2012
18:30
Chile   2–2   Azerbaijan
D. Infante   60'
C. Caram   62'
Report M. Mammadova   30'40'
Umpires:
Caroline Brunekreef (NED)
Irene Clelland (GBR)

Classification RoundEdit

Fifth and sixth placeEdit
5 May 2012
10:00
Austria   0–5   Malaysia
Report Othman   12'
Arumugam   31'
Sumantri   40'
Mohamad Din   43'
Hashim   47'
Umpires:
Stephanie Judefind (USA)
Caroline Brunekreef (NED)
Third and fourth placeEdit
5 May 2012
12:30
Chile   2–1   Belarus
D. Caram   4'
C. Caram   9'
Report Mikheichyk   53'
Umpires:
Irene Presenqui (ARG)
Amber Church (NZL)
FinalEdit
5 May 2012
15:00
Japan   5–1   Azerbaijan
Komazawa   8'48'
Shibata   21'25'
Fujio   28'
Report Aliyeva   41'
Umpires:
Lisa Roach (AUS)
Kelly Hudson (NZL)

StatisticsEdit

AwardsEdit

Player of the Tournament Top Goalscorer Goalkeeper of the Tournament Fair Play Award
  Sachimi Iwao   Kaori Fujio   Viktoriya Shahbazova   Japan

Final StandingsEdit

  1.   Japan
  2.   Azerbaijan
  3.   Chile
  4.   Belarus
  5.   Malaysia
  6.   Austria

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIH announces Olympic Qualification Tournaments". FIH. 2011-11-12. Retrieved 2011-12-24.
  2. ^ "Changes to Olympic Qualification Program". FIH. 2011-12-19. Retrieved 2011-12-24.
  3. ^ a b c Regulations

External linksEdit