Field hockey at the 1920 Summer Olympics

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Men's field hockey
at the 1920 Summer Olympics
Tournament details
Host countryBelgium
CityAntwerp
Dates1 – 5 September
Teams4
Venue(s)Beerschot Stadium
Top three teams
Champions Great Britain (2nd title)
Runner-up Denmark
Third place Belgium
Tournament statistics
Matches played5
Goals scored41 (8.2 per match)
1908 (previous) (next) 1928

The field hockey competition at the 1920 Summer Olympics was held between September 1–5, 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium. Only four teams took part in the tournament and Great Britain won the gold medal.

Results[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Great Britain 3 3 0 0 17 2 +15 9
2  Denmark 3 2 0 1 15 8 +7 6
3  Belgium (H) 3 1 0 2 6 19 −13 3
4  France 3 0 0 3 3 12 −9 0
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host.
1 September
Great Britain  5–1  Denmark
1 September
Belgium  3–2  France

3 September
Great Britain  12–1  Belgium
3 September
Denmark  9–1  France

4 September
Great Britain  W.O.  France

5 September
Denmark  5–2  Belgium

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Great Britain  Denmark  Belgium
Charles Atkin
John Bennett
Colin Campbell[1]
Harold Cassels
Harold Cooke[1]
Eric Crockford
Reginald Crummack
Harry Haslam
Arthur Leighton
Charles Marcon
John MacBryan
George McGrath
Stanley Shoveller
William Smith
Cyril Wilkinson
Hans Bjerrum
Ejvind Blach
Niels Blach
Steen Due
Thorvald Eigenbrod
Frands Faber
Hans Jørgen Hansen

Hans Herlak
Henning Holst
Erik Husted
Paul Metz
Andreas Rasmussen

André Becquet
Pierre Chibert
Raoul Daufresne de la Chevalerie
Fernand de Montigny
Charles Delelienne
Louis Diercxsens
Robert Gevers
Adolphe Goemaere
Charles Gniette
Raymond Keppens
René Strauwen
Pierre Valcke
Maurice van den Bemden
Jean van Nerom

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b These players are listed exclusively in the International Olympic Committee medal database. Colin Campbell is not even listed by the British Olympic Association as a team member in Antwerp. However Harold Cooke is listed (as team member not as medalist), but born in 1907, he had to be a 13-year-old boy and he had to become a fencer later on to participate in the 1948 Summer Olympics and in the 1952 Summer Olympic.

References[edit]

  • Belgium Olympic Committee (1957). Olympic Games Antwerp 1920: Official Report (in French).
  • Wudarski, Pawel (1999). "Wyniki Igrzysk Olimpijskich" (in Polish). Archived from the original on 16 February 2009. Retrieved 25 April 2008.