Field hockey at the 1960 Summer Olympics

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Field hockey
at the Games of the XVII Olympiad
Field hockey pictogram.svg
VenuesOlympic Velodrome
Stadio dei Marmi
Stadio Tre Fontane
Dates26 August – 11 September 1960
Teams16
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«19561964»

The field hockey tournament at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy was contested from August 26 to September 9, with sixteen participating teams. Great Britain took out the gold medal defeating India 1-0 with Spain taking home the bronze medal.

Participating nations[edit | edit source]

Sixteen teams were placed into four preliminary groups of four teams each. After a preliminary round-robin set of matches, the top two teams in each group advanced to the quarter-finals.

Preliminary Round[edit | edit source]

Pool A[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 3 0 0 14 2 12 6
 Netherlands 3 2 0 1 11 3 8 4
 Italy 3 1 0 2 5 12 -7 2
 Rhodesia 3 0 0 3 3 14 -11 0
27 August 1960
15:00
Spain  5–2  Italy
Stadio dei Marmi, Rome

27 August 1960
16:30
Rhodesia  1–6  Netherlands
Stadio dei Marmi, Rome

30 August 1960
16:30
Spain  2–0  Netherlands
Stadio dei Marmi, Rome

31 August 1960
16:30
Italy  3–2  Rhodesia
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

2 September 1960
16:30
Rhodesia  0–7  Spain
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

3 September 1960
10:00
Netherlands  5–0  Italy
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

Pool B[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Pakistan 3 3 0 0 15 0 +15 6
 Belgium 3 1 1 1 7 6 +1 3
 Australia 3 1 1 1 4 5 –1 3
 United States 3 0 0 3 1 16 –15 0
26 August 1960
15:00
Belgium  0–4  Pakistan
Stadio dei Marmi, Rome

26 August 1960
16:30
Australia  3–0  United States
Stadio dei Marmi, Rome

29 August 1960
16:30
Pakistan  4–0  Australia
Stadio dei Marmi, Rome

30 August 1960
10:00
United States  1–6  Belgium
Stadio dei Marmi, Rome

1 September 1960
10:00
United States  0–7  Pakistan
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

1 September 1960
16:30
Australia  1–1  Belgium
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

Pool C[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 India 3 2 1 0 8 1 +7 5
 Germany 3 2 0 1 7 2 +5 4
 Malaya 3 0 2 1 2 6 –4 2
 Soviet Union 3 0 1 2 1 9 –8 1
29 August 1960
10:00
Malaya  1–1  India
Stadio dei Marmi, Rome

29 August 1960
15:00
Soviet Union  0–3  Germany
Stadio dei Marmi, Rome

31 August 1960
10:00
Malaya  0–4  Germany
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

1 September 1960
15:00
India  5–0  Soviet Union
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

3 September 1960
15:00
Soviet Union  1–1  Malaya
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

3 September 1960
16:30
Germany  0–2  India
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

Pool D[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Great Britain 3 3 0 0 16 2 +14 6
 New Zealand 3 2 0 1 8 6 +2 4
 France 3 1 0 2 6 10 –4 2
 Uruguay 3 0 0 3 1 13 –12 0
26 August 1960
16:30
France  2–4  New Zealand
Stadio dei Marmi, Rome

27 August 1960
10:00
Great Britain  7–0  Uruguay
Stadio dei Marmi, Rome

30 August 1960
15:00
France  1–5  Great Britain
Stadio dei Marmi, Rome

31 August 1960
15:00
Uruguay  0–3  New Zealand
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

2 September 1960
10:00
New Zealand  1–4  Great Britain
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

2 September 1960
15:00
Uruguay  1–3  France
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

Knockout Stage[edit | edit source]

Bracket[edit | edit source]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsGold medal match
 
          
 
5 September
 
 
 Spain3
 
7 September
 
 Belgium0
 
 Spain0
 
5 September
 
 India1
 
 India4
 
9 September
 
 New Zealand0
 
 India0
 
5 September
 
 Great Britain1
 
 Pakistan4
 
7 September
 
 Germany1
 
 Pakistan0
 
5 September
 
 Great Britain2 Bronze medal match
 
 Great Britain (a.e.t.)2
 
9 September
 
 Netherlands1
 
 Spain1
 
 
 Pakistan0
 

Quarter-finals[edit | edit source]

5 September 1960
10:00
Pakistan  4–1  Germany
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

5 September 1960
14:00
Spain  3–0  Belgium
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

5 September 1960
15:00
Great Britain  2–1 (a.e.t.)  Netherlands
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

5 September 1960
16:30
India  4–0  New Zealand
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

Semi-finals[edit | edit source]

7 September 1960
10:00
Spain  0–1  India
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

7 September 1960
15:30
Pakistan  0–2  Great Britain
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

Bronze medal match[edit | edit source]

9 September 1960
16:30
Spain  1–0  Pakistan
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

Gold medal match[edit | edit source]

9 September 1960
15:00
India  0–1  Great Britain
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

Classification Round[edit | edit source]

Fifth to eighth place classification[edit | edit source]

 
5–8th place semi-finalsFifth place
 
      
 
7 September
 
 
 Belgium2
 
9 September
 
 New Zealand0
 
 Belgium1
 
7 September
 
 Germany2
 
 Germany5
 
 
 Netherlands1
 

5–8th place semi-finals[edit | edit source]

7 September 1960
10:00
Belgium  2–0  New Zealand
Campo Tre Fontane, Rome

7 September 1960
15:30
Germany  5–1  Netherlands
Campo Tre Fontane, Rome

Fifth place game[edit | edit source]

9 September 1960
09:00
Belgium  1–2  Germany
Olympic Velodrome, Rome

Ninth to twelfth place classification[edit | edit source]

 
9–12th place semi-finalsNinth place
 
      
 
8 September
 
 
 Italy0
 
10 September
 
 Australia3
 
 Australia4
 
8 September
 
 France0
 
 Malaya2
 
 
 France4
 

9–12th place semi-finals[edit | edit source]

8 September 1960
10:00
Italy  0–3  Australia
Campo Tre Fontane, Rome

8 September 1960
15:30
Malaya  2–4  France
Campo Tre Fontane, Rome

Ninth place game[edit | edit source]

10 September 1960
15:30
Australia  4–0  France
Campo Tre Fontane, Rome

Thirteenth to sixteenth[edit | edit source]

 
13–16th place semi-finalsThirteenth place
 
      
 
8 September
 
 
 Rhodesia2
 
10 September
 
 United States0
 
 Rhodesia0
 
8 September
 
 Soviet Union2
 
 Soviet Union4
 
 
 Uruguay1
 

13–16th place semi-finals[edit | edit source]

8 September 1960
10:00
Rhodesia  2–0  United States
Stadio dei Marmi, Rome

8 September 1960
15:30
Soviet Union  2–4  Uruguay
Stadio dei Marmi, Rome

Thirteenth place game[edit | edit source]

10 September 1960
09:00
Rhodesia  0–2  Soviet Union
Campo Tre Fontane, Rome

External links[edit | edit source]

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