Field hockey at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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Field hockey
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
1964 Olympics fhockey stamp of Japan.jpg
Field hockey at the 1964 Olympics on a stamp of Japan
Venue Komazawa Hockey Field
Dates October 11–23, 1964
Competitors 226 from 15 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  India
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Pakistan
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Australia
← 1960
1968 →

Field hockey at the 1964 Summer Olympics was a sport open only to men. 15 teams played in the field hockey competition. [1]

Results[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 India (IND)
Haripal Kaushik
Mohinder Lal
Shankar Lakshman
Bandu Patil
John Peter
Ali Sayed
Udham Singh Kullar
Charanjit Singh
Darshan Singh
Dharam Singh
Gurbux Singh
Harbinder Singh
Jagjit Singh
Joginder Singh
Prithipal Singh
 Pakistan (PAK)
Abdul Hamid
Muhammad Asad Malik
Munir Dar
Mahmood Khalid
Anwar Khan
Nawaz Khizar
Azam Khurshid
Muhammad Manna
Manzoor Hussain Atif
Mohammed Rashid
Motiullah
Tariq Niazi
Saeed Anwar
Aziz Tariq
Hayat Zafar
Uddin Zaka
 Australia (AUS)
Mervyn Crossman
Paul Dearing
Raymond Evans
Brian Glencross
Robin Hodder
John McBryde
Donald McWatters
Patrick Nilan
Eric Pearce
Julian Pearce
Desmond Piper
Donald Smart
Anthony Waters
Graham Wood

Events[edit]

Men's field hockey[edit]

Final ranking[edit]

1.  India (IND)
2.  Pakistan (PAK)
3.  Australia (AUS)
4.  Spain (ESP)
5.  United Team of Germany (EUA)
6.  Kenya (KEN)
7.  Japan (JPN)
 Netherlands (NED)
9.  Great Britain (GBR)
 Malaysia (MAS)
11.  Belgium (BEL)
 Rhodesia (RHO)
13.  Canada (CAN)
 New Zealand (NZL)
15.  Hong Kong (HKG)

Preliminary round[edit]

The preliminary round was conducted by breaking the 15 teams into two groups of 7 and 8 teams. The groups then played a round-robin tournament with each team playing the other teams in the group once. 2 points were awarded for a win, 1 point for a tie, and 0 for a loss. The top two teams from each group advanced to the semifinals while the third and fourth played in consolation semifinals.

Group A[edit]
Place Team Wins Ties Losses Points
1.  Pakistan (PAK) 6 0 0 12 QS
2.  Australia (AUS) 4 0 2 8 QS
3.  Kenya (KEN) 3 1 2 7 QC
4.  Japan (JPN) 3 0 3 6 QC
5.  Great Britain (GBR) 2 0 4 4
6.  Rhodesia (RHO) 1 1 4 3
7.  New Zealand (NZL) 1 0 5 2
  • Pakistan def. Australia 2-1
  • Pakistan def. Kenya 5-2
  • Pakistan def. Japan 1-0
  • Pakistan def. Great Britain 1-0
  • Pakistan def. Rhodesia 6-0
  • Pakistan def. New Zealand 2-0
  • Kenya def. Australia 1-0
  • Australia def. Japan 3-1
  • Australia def. Great Britain 7-0
  • Australia def. Rhodesia 3-0
  • Australia def. New Zealand 2-1
  • Japan def. Kenya 2-0
  • Kenya def. Great Britain 1-0
  • Kenya tied Rhodesia 0-0
  • Kenya def. New Zealand 3-2
  • Great Britain def. Japan 1-0
  • Japan def. Rhodesia 2-1
  • Japan def. New Zealand 1-0
  • Great Britain def. Rhodesia 4-1
  • New Zealand def. Great Britain 2-0
  • Rhodesia def. New Zealand 2-1
Group B[edit]
Place Team Wins Ties Losses Points
1.  India (IND) 5 2 0 12 QS
2.  Spain (ESP) 4 3 0 11 QS
3.  United Team of Germany (EUA) 2 5 0 9 QC
4.  Netherlands (NED) 4 1 2 9 QC
5.  Malaysia (MAS) 2 2 3 6
6.  Belgium (BEL) 2 2 3 6
7.  Canada (CAN) 1 0 6 2
8.  Hong Kong (HKG) 0 1 6 1
  • India tied Spain 1-1
  • India tied United Team of Germany 1-1
  • India def. Netherlands 2-1
  • India def. Malaysia 3-1
  • India def. Belgium 2-0
  • India def. Canada 3-0
  • India def. Hong Kong 6-0
  • Spain tied United Team of Germany 1-1
  • Spain tied Netherlands 1-1
  • Spain def. Malaysia 3-0
  • Spain def. Belgium 3-0
  • Spain def. Canada 3-0
  • Spain def. Hong Kong 4-0
  • United Team of Germany def. Netherlands 1-0
  • United Team of Germany tied Malaysia 0-0
  • United Team of Germany tied Belgium 0-0
  • United Team of Germany def. Canada 5-1
  • United Team of Germany tied Hong Kong 1-1
  • Netherlands def. Malaysia 2-0
  • Netherlands def. Belgium 4-0
  • Netherlands def. Canada 5-0
  • Netherlands def. Hong Kong 7-0
  • Malaysia tied Belgium 3-3
  • Malaysia def. Canada 3-1
  • Malaysia def. Hong Kong 4-1
  • Belgium def. Canada 5-1
  • Belgium def. Hong Kong 2-0
  • Canada def. Hong Kong 2-1

Semifinals[edit]

The top two teams in each of the groups played in the 1st-4th semifinals, with the winner of each group playing the second-place team in the other group. The third and fourth team in each group played in the consolation semifinals

Round Winner Score Loser
Consolation  Kenya (KEN) 3-1  Netherlands (NED)
 United Team of Germany (EUA) 5-1  Japan (JPN)
Semifinals  Pakistan (PAK) 3-0  Spain (ESP)
 India (IND) 3-1  Australia (AUS)

Finals[edit]

The winners of the semifinals played for the gold and silver medals, while the losers played for the bronze medal and 4th place. The winners of the consolation semifinals played for 5th and 6th places.

Game Winner Score Loser
5th/6th  United Team of Germany (EUA) 3-0  Kenya (KEN)
Bronze medal  Australia (AUS) Bronze 3-2  Spain (ESP)
Gold medal  India (IND) Gold 1-0  Pakistan (PAK) Silver

Participants[edit]

Ninth Place  Great Britain [2] [3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hockey at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2016-06-02. 
  2. ^ "OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. "Land Included In Hockey XI." Times [London, England] 9 Oct. 1964". The Times Digital Archive. 
  3. ^ "Our Special Correspondent-KOMAZAWA, OCT. 12. "The Old Story Of Failure To Finish." Times [London, England] 13 Oct. 1964". The Times Digital Archive. 

Sources[edit]

  • Tokyo Organizing Committee (1964). The Games of the XVIII Olympiad: Tokyo 1964, vol. 2.