Field hockey at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Field hockey
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
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Field hockey at the 1968 Olympics
VenueMunicipal Stadium
Dates13–26 October 1968
Competitors253 from 16 nations
Teams16
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  Pakistan 2nd title
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Australia
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  India
← 1964
1972 →

The men's field hockey tournament at the 1968 Summer Olympics was the 11th edition of the field hockey event for men at the Summer Olympics. It took place over a fourteen-day period beginning on 13 October, and culminated with the medal finals on 26 October. All games were played at the Municipal Stadium in Mexico City, Mexico.[1]

Pakistan won the gold medal for the second time after defeating Australia 2–1 in the final.[2] Defending champions India won the bronze medal by defeating the West Germany 2–1.[3]

Competition Schedule[edit]

G Group stage C Classification matches SF Semi-finals B Bronze medal match F Final
Sun 13 Mon 14 Tue 15 Wed 16 Thu 17 Fri 18 Sat 19 Sun 20 Mon 21 Tue 22 Wed 23 Thu 24 Fri 25 Sat 26
G G G G G G G G G G C SF C B F

Results[edit]

Preliminary Round[edit]

Pool A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  India 7 6 0 1 20 4 +16 18 Semi-finals
2  West Germany 7 5 1 1 15 5 +10 16
3  New Zealand 7 3 4 0 8 4 +4 13
4  Belgium 7 3 1 3 14 9 +5 10
5  Spain 7 2 3 2 7 5 +2 9
6  East Germany 7 2 2 3 7 10 −3 8
7  Japan 7 1 1 5 4 14 −10 4
8  Mexico (H) 7 0 0 7 2 26 −24 0
Source: FIH
(H) Host.

Pool B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Pakistan 7 7 0 0 23 4 +19 21 Semi-finals
2  Australia[a] 8 5 1 2 15 7 +8 16
3  Kenya[a] 8 4 1 3 13 9 +4 13
4  Netherlands 7 4 0 3 11 11 0 12
5  Great Britain 7 2 1 4 6 8 −2 7
6  France 7 2 1 4 2 5 −3 7
7  Argentina 7 1 1 5 4 20 −16 4
8  Malaysia 7 0 3 4 2 12 −10 3
Source: FIH
^[a]Australia and Kenya finished on equal points at the conclusion of the pool stage, resulting in a match to determine second place in the pool.

Classification Round[edit]

Eighth to sixteenth place classification[edit]

Fifteenth and sixteenth place[edit]
23 October 1968
Mexico 0–1 (a.e.t.)  Malaysia
Report
Thirteenth and fourteenth place[edit]
23 October 1968
Japan 2–0  Argentina
Report
Eleventh and twelfth place[edit]
23 October 1968
East Germany 2–1 (a.e.t.)  Great Britain
Report
Ninth and tenth place[edit]
23 October 1968
Belgium 3–0  France
Report

Fifth to eighth place classification[edit]

 
CrossoverFifth Place Match
 
      
 
23 October 1968
 
 
 New Zealand1
 
25 October 1968
 
 Netherlands3
 
 Netherlands (a.e.t)2
 
23 October 1968
 
 Spain1
 
 Kenya1
 
 
 Spain2
 
Seventh Place Match
 
 
25 October 1968
 
 
 New Zealand2
 
 
 Kenya0
Crossover[edit]
23 October 1968
New Zealand 1–3  Netherlands
Report

23 October 1968
Kenya 1–2  Spain
Report
Seventh and eighth place[edit]
25 October 1968
New Zealand 2–0  Kenya
Report
Fifth and sixth place[edit]
25 October 1968
Netherlands 2–1 (a.e.t.)  Spain
Report

First to fourth place classification[edit]

 
Semi-finalsGold Medal Match
 
      
 
24 October 1968
 
 
 India1
 
26 October 1968
 
 Australia (a.e.t)2
 
 Australia1
 
24 October 1968
 
 Pakistan2
 
 Pakistan1
 
 
 West Germany0
 
Bronze Medal Match
 
 
26 October 1968
 
 
 India2
 
 
 West Germany1
Semi-finals[edit]
24 October 1968
Pakistan 1–0  West Germany
Report

24 October 1968
India 1–2 (a.e.t.)  Australia
Report
Bronze medal match[edit]
26 October 1968
India 2–1  West Germany
Report
Gold medal match[edit]
26 October 1968
Australia 1–2  Pakistan
Report

Final rankings[edit]

  1.  Pakistan
  2.  Australia
  3.  India
  4.  West Germany
  5.  Netherlands
  6.  Spain
  7.  New Zealand
  8.  Kenya
  9.  Belgium
  10.  France
  11.  East Germany
  12.  Great Britain
  13.  Japan
  14.  Argentina
  15.  Malaysia
  16.  Mexico

Medalists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Pakistan[4]
Abdul Rashid
Jahangir Butt
Tanvir Dar
Gulraiz Akhtar
Khalid Mahmood
Muhammad Asad Malik
Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmed
Tariq Niazi
Riaz Ahmed
Riaz ud-Din
Saeed Anwar
Tariq Aziz
Zakir Hussain
 Australia[5]
Paul Dearing
Raymond Evans
Brian Glencross
Robert Haigh
Donald Martin
James Mason
Patrick Nilan
Eric Pearce
Gordon Pearce
Julian Pearce
Desmond Piper
Fred Quine
Ronald Riley
Donald Smart
Arthur Busch
 India[6]
Rajendra Christy
Krishnamurty Perumal
John "V.J." Peter
Inam-ur Rahman
Munir Sait
Ajitpal Singh
Balbir Singh Kullar
Balbir Singh Kular
Gurbux Singh
Harbinder Singh
Harmik Singh
Inder "Gogi" Singh
Prithipal Singh
Tarsem Singh
Jagjit Singh

Other team rosters[edit]

 West Germany[7]
Wolfgang Rott
Günther Krauss
Utz Aichinger
Jürgen Wein
Klaus Greinert [de]
Uli Vos
Detlev Kittstein
Norbert Schuler
Fritz Schmidt
Carsten Keller
Michael Krause
Wolfgang Müller
Dirk Michel
Eckardt Suhl
Ulrich Sloma
Hermann End
Friedrich Josten
Wolfgang Baumgart
 Netherlands[8]
Joost Boks
Aart Brederode
Edo Buma
Sebo Ebbens
John Elffers
Jan Piet Fokker
Otto ter Haar
Gerard Hijlkema
Arie de Keyzer
Ewald Kist
Tippy de Lanoy Meijer
Frans Spits
Heiko van Staveren
Theo Terlingen
Kik Thole
Theo van Vroonhoven
Piet Weemers
 Spain[9]
Carlos del Coso
Antonio Nogués
Julio Solaun
José Sallés
José Antonio Dinarés
Narciso Ventalló
Agustín Masaña
Juan Quintana
Francisco Amat
Jorge Fábregas
Jorge Vidal
José Colomer
Juan Amat
Francisco Fábregas
Juan José Alvear
Rafael Camiña
Pedro Amat
 New Zealand[10]
John Anslow
Jan Borren
Roger Capey
John Christensen
John Hicks
Bruce Judge
Alan McIntyre
Ross McPherson
Barry Maister
Selwyn Maister
Alan Patterson
Ted Salmon
Keith Thomson
 Kenya[11]
John Simonian
Kirpal Singh Bhardwaj
Avtar Singh Sohal
Mohamed Ajmal Malik
Surjeet Singh Panesar
Silvester Fernandes
Leo Fernandes
Hilary Fernandes
Davinder Singh Deegan
Santokh Singh Matharu
Alu Mendonca
Harvinder Singh Marwa
Egbert Fernandes
Renny Pereira
 Belgium[12]
Jean-Marie Buisset
André Muschs
Marc Legros
Georges Vanderhulst
Jean-Louis le Clerc
Yves Bernaert
Michel Deville
Claude Ravinet
Guy Miserque
Jean-Louis Roersch
Jean-François Gilles
Daniel Dupont
Armand Solie
William Hansen
Charly Bouvy
 France[13]
Jean-Paul Sauthier
Jean-Claude Merkes
Patrick Burtschell
Gilles Verrier
Marc Chapon
Georges Corbel
Claude Windal
Stéphane Joinau
Charles Pous
Richard Dodrieux
Jean-Paul Capelle
Philippe Vignon
Georges Grain
Alain Pascarel
Albert Vanpoulle
Bernard Arlin
Jean-Paul Petit
Michel Windal
 East Germany[14]
Rainer Stephan
Axel Thieme
Eckhard Wallossek
Klaus Bahner
Horst Brennecke
Dieter Klauß
Lothar Lippert
Dieter Ehrlich
Karlheinz Freiberger
Reinhart Sasse
Hans-Dietrich Sasse
Rolf Thieme
Klaus Träumer
Helmut Rabis
 Great Britain[15]
Harry Cahill
Roger Flood
John Neill
Jim Deegan
Richard Oliver
David Wilman
Gerald Carr
Tony Ekins
Keith Sinclair
Andrew Trentham
Jeremy Barham
Basil Christensen
Charles Donald
Timothy Lawson
Stuart Morris
Malcolm Read
Colin Whalley
Peter Wilson
 Japan[16]
Norihiko Matsumoto
Katsuhiro Yuzaki
Akio Takashima
Shigeo Kaoku
Tsuneya Yuzaki
Akio Kudo
Kyoichi Nagaya
Hiroshi Tanaka
Shozo Nishimura
Masashi Onda
Minoru Yoshimura
Akihito Wada
Yukio Kamimura
Kazuo Kawamura
 Argentina[17]
Eduardo Guelfand
Armando Cicognini
Jorge Piccioli
Osvaldo Monti
Fernando Calp
Jorge Tanuscio
Eduardo Anderson
Héctor Marinoni
Gerardo Lorenzo
Alberto Disera
Rodolfo Monti
Jorge Sabbione
Gabriel Scally
Daniel Portugués
Alfredo Quaquarini
Jorge Giannini
Carlos Kenny
Jorge Suárez
 Malaysia[18]
Ho Koh Chye
Francis Belavantheran
Sri Shanmuganathan
Michael Arulraj
Kunaratnam Alagaratnam
Ameen-ud-Din bin Mohamed Ibrahim
Joseph Johnson
Savinder Singh
Arumugam Sabapathy
Yang Siow Ming
Koh Hock Seng
Harnahal Singh Sewa
Koh Chong Jin
Shamuganathan Jeevajothy
Rajaratnam Yogeswaran
Kuldip Singh Uijeer
Loong Whey Pyu
 Mexico[19]
José Antonio Prud'homme
David Sevilla
Javier Varela
Adrian Maycsell
Zeno Fernández
Orlando Ventura
Héctor Bustamante
Héctor Ventura
Oscar Huacuja
Juan Calderón
Humberto Gutiérrez
Robert Villaseñor
Enrique Filoteo
Jorge Bada
Manuel Fernández
Noel Gutiérrez
Adán Noriega

Sources[edit]

  • Official Olympic Report
  • Mexico Organizing Committee (1968). The Games of the XIX Olympiad: Mexico 1968, vol. 2.

References[edit]

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