Field hockey at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Field hockey
at the Games of the XXI Olympiad
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Venue Molson Stadium
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The Field Hockey competition at the 1976 Summer Olympics, which was held in the Molson Stadium at the McGill University, on an artificial surface for the first time. Only a men's competition occurred.

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Netherlands 5 5 0 0 11 3 +8 10 Semi-finals
2  Australia 5 3 0 2 14 6 +8 6
3  India 5 3 0 2 12 9 +3 6
4  Malaysia 5 2 0 3 3 7 −4 4
5  Canada 5 1 0 4 4 11 −7 2
6  Argentina 5 1 0 4 4 12 −8 2
18 July 1976
India  4–0  Argentina
18 July 1976
Australia  2–0  Malaysia

19 July 1976
India  1–3  Netherlands
19 July 1976
Australia  3–0  Canada

20 July 1976
Netherlands  2–0  Malaysia
20 July 1976
Argentina  1–3  Canada

21 July 1976
India  1–6  Australia
21 July 1976
Malaysia  2–0  Argentina

22 July 1976
India  3–0  Canada
22 July 1976
Australia  1–2  Netherlands

23 July 1976
Netherlands  1–0  Argentina
23 July 1976
Malaysia  1–0  Canada

24 July 1976
India  3–0  Malaysia
24 July 1976
Australia  2–3  Argentina

25 July 1976
Netherlands  3–1  Canada

In order to determine second place in the pool, a replay match was contested between Australia and India.

26 July 1976
Australia  1–1  India
Penalties
5–4

Group B[edit]

POS TEAM PTS P W D L GF GA
1  Pakistan 7 4 3 1 0 16 6
2  New Zealand 4 4 1 2 1 6 8
3  Spain 4 4 1 2 1 9 7
4  West Germany 3 4 1 1 2 10 10
5  Belgium 2 4 1 0 3 5 15
  • Sunday July 18, 1976
Pakistan 5-0 (1-0) Belgium
West Germany 1-1 (0-0) New Zealand
  • Monday July 19, 1976
Pakistan 2-2 (1-1) Spain
  • Tuesday July 20, 1976
Spain 1-1 (1-0) New Zealand
  • Wednesday July 21, 1976
Pakistan 4-2 (2-1) West Germany
New Zealand 2-1 (1-0) Belgium
  • Thursday July 22, 1976
West Germany 1-4 (1-3) Spain
  • Friday July 23, 1976
Spain 2-3 (1-1) Belgium
  • Saturday July 24, 1976
Pakistan 5-2 (4-1) New Zealand
West Germany 6-1 (3-1) Belgium
  • Monday July 26, 1976 — Replay
Spain 0-1 (0-0) New Zealand

Classification Round[edit]

Play-offs[edit]

  • Wednesday July 28, 1976 — Ninth to twelfth place
Belgium 3-2 (1-1) Argentina
Canada bye
  • Thursday July 29, 1976 — Ninth place
Canada 2-3 (1-0) Belgium
  • Thursday July 29, 1976 — Eleventh place
Argentina bye
  • Thursday July 29, 1976 — Fifth to eighth place
Spain 2-1 (1-0) Malaysia
India 2-3 (1-0) West Germany
  • Friday July 30, 1976 — Seventh place
India 2-0 (0-0) Malaysia
  • Friday July 30, 1976 — Fifth place
Spain 1-9 (0-2) West Germany

Semi finals[edit]

  • Wednesday July 28, 1976
Pakistan 1-2 (1-1) Australia
Netherlands 1-2 (1-1) New Zealand

Bronze medal match[edit]

  • Friday July 30, 1976
Netherlands 2-3 (1-1) Pakistan

Final[edit]

  • Friday July 30, 1976
New Zealand 1-0 (0-0) Australia

Final ranking[edit]

  1.  New Zealand
  2.  Australia
  3.  Pakistan
  4.  Netherlands
  5.  West Germany
  6.  Spain
  7.  India
  8.  Malaysia
  9.  Belgium
  10.  Canada
  11.  Argentina

Top scorers[edit]

Pos. Player Goals FG PS PC LC
1  Paul Litjens (NED) 11 0 1 6 4
2  Juan Amat (ESP) 7 0 0 6 1
 Ronald Riley (AUS) 7 7 0 0 0
 Wolfgang Strödter (FRG) 7 0 0 5 2
5  Munawwaruz Zaman (PAK) 6 0 0 3 3
6  Serge Dubois (BEL) 4 0 0 3 1
 Manzoor Hussain (PAK) 4 4 0 0 0
 Tony Ineson (NZL) 4 0 0 3 1
 Surjit Singh (IND) 4 0 0 4 0

Medal winners[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 New Zealand (NZL)
Paul Ackerley
Jeff Archibald
Arthur Borren
Alan Chesney
John Christensen
Greg Dayman
Tony Ineson
Barry Maister
Selwyn Maister
Trevor Manning
Alan McIntyre
Neil McLeod
Arthur Parkin
Mohan Patel
Ramesh Patel
Les Wilson
 Australia (AUS)
David Bell
Greg Browning
Ric Charlesworth
Ian Cooke
Barry Dancer
Douglas Golder
Robert Haigh
Wayne Hammond
Jim Irvine
Malcolm Poole
Robert Proctor
Graeme Reid
Ronald Riley
Trevor Smith
Terry Walsh
 Pakistan (PAK)
Rashid Abdul
Akhtar Rasool
Mahmood Arshad
Arshad Chaudhry
Khan Haneef
Islahuddin Siddique
Samiullah Khan
Hassan Manzoor
Manzoor Hussain
Munawwaruz Zaman
Zia Qamar
Nazim Salim
Shahnaz Sheikh
Saleem Sherwani
Iftikar Syed
Mudassar Syed

References[edit]