Women's Hockey Junior World Cup

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Women's Hockey Junior World Cup
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2016 Women's Hockey Junior World Cup
Sport Field hockey
Founded 1989
No. of teams 16
Continent International (FIH)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Argentina (2nd title)
Most titles  Netherlands (3 titles)

The Women's Hockey Junior World Cup is the field hockey Junior World Cup competition for women, with the format for qualification and the final tournament similar to the men's. It is organised by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) and has been played since 1989. The tournament features players who are under 21 years of age and is held once every four years.

Four teams have dominated in past events. Netherlands is the most successful team, having won the tournament three times, this followed by Korea and Argentina. Germany have won the tournament once.

Results[edit]

Summaries[edit]

Year Host Final Third place match
Winner Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
1989
Details
Ottawa, Canada
West Germany

South Korea

Soviet Union

Netherlands
1993
Details
Terrassa, Spain
Argentina
2–1
Australia

Germany

South Korea
1997
Details
Seongnam, South Korea
Netherlands
2–0
Australia

Argentina
3–1
Germany
2001
Details
Buenos Aires, Argentina
South Korea
2–2
(4–3)
Penalty strokes

Argentina

Australia
2–0
Netherlands
2005
Details
Santiago, Chile
South Korea
1–0
Germany

Netherlands
2–1
Australia
2009
Details
Boston, United States
Netherlands
3–0
Argentina

South Korea
2–1
England
2013
Details
Mönchengladbach, Germany
Netherlands
1–1
(4–2)
Penalty shootout

Argentina

India
1–1
(3–2)
Penalty shootout

England
2016
Details
Santiago, Chile
Argentina
4–2
Netherlands

Australia
1–1
(3–1)
Penalty shootout

Spain

Successful national teams[edit]

Team Titles Runners-up Third places Fourth places
 Netherlands 3 (1997, 2009, 2013) 1 (2016) 1 (2005) 2 (1989, 2001)
 Argentina 2 (1993, 2016) 3 (2001*, 2009, 2013) 1 (1997)
 South Korea 2 (2001, 2005) 1 (1989) 1 (2009) 1 (1993)
 Germany^ 1 (1989) 1 (2005) 1 (1993) 1 (1997)
 Australia 2 (1993, 1997) 2 (2001, 2016) 1 (2005)
 India 1 (2013)
 Soviet Union# 1 (1989)
 England 2 (2009, 2013)
 Spain 1 (2016)
* = host nation
^ = includes result representing West Germany in 1989
# = states that have since split into two or more independent nations

Team appearances[edit]

Team 1989 1993 1997 2001 2005 2009 2013 2016 Total
 Argentina 6th 1st 3rd 2nd 5th 2nd 2nd 1st 8
 Australia 2nd 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 3rd 7
 Belarus 14th 15th 2
 Belgium 13th 6th 2
 Canada 7th 8th 11th 13th 15th 14th 6
 Chile 11th 12th 10th 12th 11th 6
 China 5th 6th 8th 13th 7th 12th 10th 7
 England 8th 9th 7th 8th 9th 4th 4th 7th 8
 France 14th 15th 2
 Germany^ 1st 3rd 4th 7th 2nd 6th 10th 5th 8
 Ghana 16th 1
 India 9th 11th 9th 3rd 4
 Lithuania 16th 1
 Netherlands 4th 5th 1st 4th 3rd 1st 1st 2nd 8
 New Zealand 9th 5th 10th 9th 13th 5
 Russia 10th 15th 15th 4
 Scotland 11th 12th 2
 South Africa 6th 6th 8th 11th 8th 14th 6
 South Korea 2nd 4th 5th 1st 1st 3rd 11th 12th 8
 Soviet Union# 3rd Defunct 1
 Spain 7th 9th 10th 6th 13th 5th 4th 7
 Trinidad and Tobago 12th 1
 Ukraine 10th 1
 United States 10th 12th 14th 7th 8th 7th 8th 7
 Wales 11th 1
 Zimbabwe 12th 16th 16th 3
Total 12 12 12 15 16 16 16 16 105
^ = includes result representing West Germany in 1989
# = states that have since split into two or more independent nations

Argentina, Korea, Germany and Netherlands are the only teams to have competed at each Junior World Cup; 27 teams have competed in at least one Junior World Cup.

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