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Field hockey at the 2020 Summer Olympics – Men's qualification

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Twelve teams qualified for the men's field hockey at the 2020 Summer Olympics (postponed to 2021[1] due to the COVID-19 pandemic).

Table

Event Dates Location(s) Quota Qualifier(s)
Host nation 1  Japan
2018 Asian Games 19 August – 1 September 2018 Indonesia Jakarta A
2019 Pan American Games 30 July – 10 August 2019 Peru Lima 1  Argentina
2019 African Olympic Qualifier 12 – 18 August 2019 South Africa Stellenbosch 1  South Africa
2019 EuroHockey Championship 16 – 24 August 2019 Belgium Antwerp 1  Belgium
2019 Oceania Cup 5 – 8 September 2019 Australia Rockhampton 1  Australia
2019 FIH Olympic Qualifiers 25 October – 3 November 2019 Various 7  Canada
 Germany
 Great Britain
 India
 Netherlands
 New Zealand
 Spain
Total 12
^AJapan qualified both as the hosts and the continental champions, therefore that quota is added to the FIH Olympic Qualifiers rather than going to the runners-up of the tournament.[2]

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Japan men's national field hockey team

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Field hockey at the 2018 Asian Games – Men's tournament

Field hockey at the 2018 Asian Games – Men's tournament

The men's field hockey tournament at the 2018 Asian Games was held at the Gelora Bung Karno Hockey Field, Jakarta, Indonesia, from 20 August to 1 September 2018.

Indonesia

Indonesia

Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It consists of over 17,000 islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, and parts of Borneo and New Guinea. Indonesia is the world's largest archipelagic state and the 14th-largest country by area, at 1,904,569 square kilometres. With over 275 million people, Indonesia is the world's fourth-most populous country and the most populous Muslim-majority country. Java, the world's most populous island, is home to more than half of the country's population.

Jakarta

Jakarta

Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. Lying on the northwest coast of Java, the world's most populous island, Jakarta is the largest city in Southeast Asia and serves as the diplomatic capital of ASEAN.

Field hockey at the 2019 Pan American Games – Men's tournament

Field hockey at the 2019 Pan American Games – Men's tournament

The men's field hockey tournament at the 2019 Pan American Games was the 14th edition of the field hockey event for men at the Pan American Games. It took place over a twelve-day period beginning on 30 July, and culminated with the medal finals on 10 August.

Argentina men's national field hockey team

Argentina men's national field hockey team

The Argentina national field hockey team, represents Argentina in field hockey and is governed by the Argentine Hockey Confederation (CAH). The current coach is Mariano Ronconi, who was appointed after Germán Orozco was let go in 2020. The team is currently sixth in the FIH World Rankings.

2019 Men's African Olympic Qualifier

2019 Men's African Olympic Qualifier

The 2019 Men's African Olympic Qualifier was the fourth edition of the African qualification tournament for the men's field hockey event at the Summer Olympics. It was held alongside the women's tournament in Stellenbosch, South Africa from 12 to 18 August 2019.

Belgium

Belgium

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Northwestern Europe. The country is bordered by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, France to the southwest, and the North Sea to the northwest. It covers an area of 30,528 km2 (11,787 sq mi) and has a population of more than 11.5 million, making it the 22nd most densely populated country in the world and the 6th most densely populated country in Europe, with a density of 376/km2 (970/sq mi). Belgium is part of an area known as the Low Countries, historically a somewhat larger region than the Benelux group of states, as it also included parts of northern France. The capital and largest city is Brussels; other major cities are Antwerp, Ghent, Charleroi, Liège, Bruges, Namur, and Leuven.

Antwerp

Antwerp

Antwerp is the largest city in Belgium by area at 204.51 km2 (78.96 sq mi) and the capital of Antwerp Province in the Flemish Region. With a population of 530,504, it is the most populous municipality in Belgium, and with a metropolitan population of around 1,200,000 people, it is the second-largest metropolitan region in Belgium, second only to Brussels.

Belgium men's national field hockey team

Belgium men's national field hockey team

The Belgian national men's field hockey team represents Belgium in international men's field hockey and is controlled by the Royal Belgian Hockey Association, the governing body for field hockey in Belgium.

Australia

Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. With an area of 7,617,930 square kilometres (2,941,300 sq mi), Australia is the largest country by area in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country. Australia is the oldest, flattest, and driest inhabited continent, with the least fertile soils. It is a megadiverse country, and its size gives it a wide variety of landscapes and climates, with deserts in the centre, tropical rainforests in the north-east, and mountain ranges in the south-east.

Australia men's national field hockey team

Australia men's national field hockey team

The Australia men's national field hockey team is one of the nation's most successful top-level sporting teams. They are the only Australian team in any sport to receive medals at six straight Summer Olympic Games (1992–2012). The Kookaburras placed in the top four in every Olympics between 1980 and 2012; in 2016, the Kookaburras placed sixth. They also won the Hockey World Cup in 1986, 2010 and 2014.

2018 Asian Games

The champion of the men's field hockey tournament at the 2018 Asian Games qualifies for the Olympics. If Japan is the winner, the quota place is added to the qualification events rather than going to the runner-up.[2]

Qualified teams

Event Dates Location Quotas Qualifier(s)
Host 19 September 2014 South Korea Incheon 1  Indonesia
Qualified automatically via 2014 Asian Games 20 September – 2 October 2014 South Korea Incheon 5  India
 Pakistan
 South Korea
 Malaysia
 China
 Japan
Asian Games Qualifiers 8–17 March 2018 Oman Muscat 4  Oman
 Bangladesh
 Sri Lanka
 Thailand
 Chinese Taipei
Reallocation 2  Kazakhstan
 Hong Kong
Total 12

Preliminary round

Pool A

Pos Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  India 5 5 0 0 76 3 +73 15 Semi-finals
2  Japan 5 4 0 1 30 11 +19 12
3  South Korea 5 3 0 2 39 8 +31 9 Fifth place game
4  Sri Lanka 5 2 0 3 7 41 −34 6 Seventh place game
5  Indonesia (H) 5 1 0 4 5 40 −35 3 Ninth place game
6  Hong Kong 5 0 0 5 3 57 −54 0 Eleventh place game
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.
(H) Host

Pool B

Pos Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1  Pakistan 5 5 0 0 45 1 +44 15 Semi-finals
2  Malaysia 5 4 0 1 41 6 +35 12
3  Bangladesh 5 3 0 2 11 15 −4 9 Fifth place game
4  Oman 5 2 0 3 7 19 −12 6 Seventh place game
5  Thailand 5 1 0 4 4 27 −23 3 Ninth place game
6  Kazakhstan 5 0 0 5 5 45 −40 0 Eleventh place game
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[3]

Final round

 
Semi-finalsGold medal match
 
      
 
30 August
 
 
 India2 (6)
 
1 September
 
 Malaysia (p.s.o.)2 (7)
 
 Malaysia6 (1)
 
31 August
 
 Japan (p.s.o.)6 (3)
 
 Pakistan0
 
 
 Japan1
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
1 September
 
 
 India2
 
 
 Pakistan1

Final standings

Rank Team
Gold medal icon.svg  Japan
Silver medal icon.svg  Malaysia
Bronze medal icon.svg  India
4  Pakistan
5  South Korea
6  Bangladesh
7  Oman
8  Sri Lanka
9  Thailand
10  Indonesia
11  Kazakhstan
12  Hong Kong

  Qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics as hosts

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Incheon

Incheon

Incheon, formerly Jemulpo or Chemulp'o (제물포) until the period after 1910, officially the Incheon Metropolitan City, is a city located in northwestern South Korea, bordering Seoul and Gyeonggi to the east. Inhabited since the Neolithic, Incheon was home to just 4,700 people when it became an international port in 1883. Today, about 3 million people live in the city, making it South Korea's third-most-populous city after Seoul and Busan.

Indonesia men's national field hockey team

Indonesia men's national field hockey team

The Indonesia men's national field hockey team is made up of the best field hockey players in Indonesia. As of 20 December 2022, the team is ranked 77th in the world, and 18th in Asia, by the International Hockey Federation. The governing body for the sports is the Indonesia Hockey Federation.

Field hockey at the 2014 Asian Games – Men's tournament

Field hockey at the 2014 Asian Games – Men's tournament

The men's field hockey tournament at the 2014 Asian Games for men was held in Incheon, South Korea, from 20 September to 2 October 2014.

India men's national field hockey team

India men's national field hockey team

The India men's national field hockey team represents India in international field hockey competitions, and is governed by Hockey India. The team was formerly under the control of Indian Hockey Federation. India was the first non-European team to be a part of the International Hockey Federation. In 1928, the team won its first Olympic gold medal and until 1960, the Indian men's team remained unbeaten in the Olympics, winning six gold medals in a row. The team had a 30–0 winning streak during this time, from their first game in 1928 until the 1960 gold medal final which they lost. India also won the World Cup in 1975. India's hockey team is the most successful team ever in the Olympics, having won a total of eight gold medals – in 1928, 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1964 and 1980. India also has the best overall performance in Olympic history with 83 victories out of the 134 matches played. They have also scored more goals in the Olympics than any other team. They are also the only team ever to win the Olympics without conceding a single goal, having done so in 1928 and 1956.

Malaysia men's national field hockey team

Malaysia men's national field hockey team

The Malaysia men's national field hockey team represents Malaysia in international field hockey competitions. As of 16 October 2021, the team is ranked 10th in the world, and 2nd in Asia, by the International Hockey Federation. The governing body for the sports is the Malaysian Hockey Confederation.

China men's national field hockey team

China men's national field hockey team

The China men's national field hockey team represents the China in international field hockey matches and tournaments.

Japan men's national field hockey team

Japan men's national field hockey team

The Japan men's national field hockey team represents Japan in men's international field hockey and is operated by the Japan Hockey Association. As of January 2019, they are ranked 18th in the world.

Field hockey at the 2018 Asian Games – Men's qualification

Field hockey at the 2018 Asian Games – Men's qualification

The 2018 Field hockey at the 2018 Asian Games Qualification was the direct qualification for the Field hockey at the 2018 Asian Games for men. It was held from the 7th until the 18th of March 2018 in Muscat, Oman.

Oman

Oman

Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is an Arab country located in Western Asia. It is situated on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, and spans the mouth of the Persian Gulf. Oman shares land borders with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen, while sharing maritime borders with Iran and Pakistan. The coast is formed by the Arabian Sea on the southeast, and the Gulf of Oman on the northeast. The Madha and Musandam exclaves are surrounded by the United Arab Emirates on their land borders, with the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman forming Musandam's coastal boundaries. Muscat is the nation's capital and largest city.

Muscat

Muscat

Muscat is the capital and most populated city in Oman. It is the seat of the Governorate of Muscat. According to the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI), the total population of Muscat Governorate was 1.4 million as of September 2018. The metropolitan area spans approximately 3,500 km2 (1,400 sq mi) and includes six provinces called wilayats. Known since the early 1st century AD as an important trading port between the west and the east, Muscat was ruled by various indigenous tribes as well as foreign powers such as the Persians, the Portuguese Empire and the Ottoman Empire at various points in its history. A regional military power in the 18th century, Muscat's influence extended as far as East Africa and Zanzibar. As an important port-town in the Gulf of Oman, Muscat attracted foreign tradesmen and settlers such as the Persians, Balochis and Sindhis. Since the ascension of Qaboos bin Said as Sultan of Oman in 1970, Muscat has experienced rapid infrastructural development that has led to the growth of a vibrant economy and a multi-ethnic society. Muscat is termed as a Beta - Global City by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network.

Bangladesh men's national field hockey team

Bangladesh men's national field hockey team

The Bangladesh men's national field hockey team represents Bangladesh in men's international field hockey and is controlled by the Bangladesh Hockey Federation.

2019 Pan American Games

Qualified teams

Event Dates Location Quotas Qualified
Host Nation 1  Peru
2018 South American Games 29 May – 6 June Bolivia Cochabamba 2  Argentina
 Chile
2018 Central American and Caribbean Games 21–29 July Colombia Barranquilla 2  Cuba
 Mexico
2017 Men's Pan American Cup 4–12 August United States Lancaster 3  Canada
 United States
 Trinidad and Tobago
Total 8
  • A playoff was not necessary, as Canada and the United States were the top two teams not qualified from the 2017 Men's Pan American Cup.

Preliminary round

Pool A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Argentina 3 3 0 0 20 1 +19 9 Quarter-finals
2  Chile 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2 6
3  Cuba 3 1 0 2 3 15 −12 3
4  Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 0 3 2 11 −9 0
Source: FIH

Pool B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Canada 3 3 0 0 23 2 +21 9 Quarter-finals
2  United States 3 2 0 1 21 5 +16 6
3  Mexico 3 1 0 2 10 12 −2 3
4  Peru (H) 3 0 0 3 3 38 −35 0
Source: FIH
(H) Host

Classification round

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsGold medal match
 
          
 
5 August
 
 
 Argentina14
 
8 August
 
 Peru1
 
 Argentina5
 
5 August
 
 United States0
 
 Cuba1
 
10 August
 
 United States5
 
 Argentina5
 
5 August
 
 Canada2
 
 Chile2
 
8 August
 
 Mexico0
 
 Chile2
 
5 August
 
 Canada3 Bronze medal match
 
 Trinidad and Tobago1
 
10 August
 
 Canada5
 
 United States2
 
 
 Chile1
 

Final standings

Pos Team Qualification
1  Argentina 2020 Summer Olympics
2  Canada
3  United States
4  Chile
5  Trinidad and Tobago
6  Cuba
7  Mexico
8  Peru (H)
Source: FIH
(H) Host

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Peru men's national field hockey team

Peru men's national field hockey team

The Peru men's national field hockey team represents Peru in men's international field hockey and is organized by the Federación Deportiva Peruana de Hockey, the governing body of field hockey in Peru.

Bolivia

Bolivia

Bolivia, officially the Plurinational State of Bolivia, is a landlocked country located in western-central South America. It is bordered by Brazil to the north and east, Paraguay to the southeast, Argentina to the south, Chile to the southwest and Peru to the west. The seat of government and executive capital is La Paz, while the constitutional capital is Sucre. The largest city and principal industrial center is Santa Cruz de la Sierra, located on the Llanos Orientales, a mostly flat region in the east of the country.

Cochabamba

Cochabamba

Cochabamba is a city and municipality in central Bolivia in a valley in the Andes mountain range. It is the capital of the Cochabamba Department and the fourth largest city in Bolivia, with a population of 630,587 according to the 2012 Bolivian census. Its name is from a compound of the Quechua words qucha "lake" and pampa, "open plain." Residents of the city and the surrounding areas are commonly referred to as cochalas or, more formally, cochabambinos.

Argentina men's national field hockey team

Argentina men's national field hockey team

The Argentina national field hockey team, represents Argentina in field hockey and is governed by the Argentine Hockey Confederation (CAH). The current coach is Mariano Ronconi, who was appointed after Germán Orozco was let go in 2020. The team is currently sixth in the FIH World Rankings.

Chile men's national field hockey team

Chile men's national field hockey team

The Chile men's national field hockey team represents Chile in men's international field hockey competitions and is controlled by the Federación Chilena de Hockey Sobre Césped. It is affiliated with the International Hockey Federation and the Pan American Hockey Federation.

Colombia

Colombia

Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a country in South America with insular regions in North America—near Nicaragua's Caribbean coast—as well as in the Pacific Ocean. The Colombian mainland is bordered by the Caribbean Sea to the north, Venezuela to the east and northeast, Brazil to the southeast, Ecuador and Peru to the south and southwest, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and Panama to the northwest. Colombia is divided into 32 departments and the Capital District of Bogotá, the country's largest city. It covers an area of 1,141,748 square kilometers, and has a population of 52 million. Colombia's cultural heritage—including language, religion, cuisine, and art—reflects its history as a Spanish colony, fusing cultural elements brought by immigration from Europe and the Middle East, with those brought by enslaved Africans, as well as with those of the various Indigenous civilizations that predate colonization. Spanish is the official state language, although English and 64 other languages are recognized regional languages.

Barranquilla

Barranquilla

Barranquilla is the capital district of Atlántico Department in Colombia. It is located near the Caribbean Sea and is the largest city and third port in the Caribbean Coast region; as of 2018 it had a population of 1,206,319, making it Colombia's fourth-most populous city after Bogotá, Medellín, and Cali.

Cuba men's national field hockey team

Cuba men's national field hockey team

The Cuba men's national field hockey team represent Cuba in international field hockey competitions.

Mexico men's national field hockey team

Mexico men's national field hockey team

The Mexico men's national field hockey team represents Mexico in international field hockey competitions.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lancaster is a city in and the county seat of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and one of the oldest inland cities in the United States. With a population at the 2020 census of 58,039, it ranks 11th in population among Pennsylvania's municipalities. The Lancaster metropolitan area population is 552,984, making it the 104th-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. and second-largest in the South Central Pennsylvania area.

Canada men's national field hockey team

Canada men's national field hockey team

The Canadian men's national field hockey team represents Canada in international men's field hockey since 1964, when it played in the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

2019 African Olympic Qualifier

Teams

The following eight teams, shown with pre-tournament FIH World Rankings, were expected to participate in the tournament.[4] Nigeria and Uganda withdrew before the tournament.

Pool

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  South Africa (H) 5 5 0 0 28 4 +24 15 2020 Summer Olympics
2  Egypt 5 4 0 1 24 7 +17 12
3  Ghana 5 3 0 2 12 18 −6 9
4  Zimbabwe 5 1 1 3 8 23 −15 4
5  Kenya 5 1 0 4 9 18 −9 3
6  Namibia 5 0 1 4 6 17 −11 1
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) matches won; 3) goal difference; 4) goals for; 5) head-to-head result; 6) field goals scored.[5]
(H) Host

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2019 Men's African Olympic Qualifier

2019 Men's African Olympic Qualifier

The 2019 Men's African Olympic Qualifier was the fourth edition of the African qualification tournament for the men's field hockey event at the Summer Olympics. It was held alongside the women's tournament in Stellenbosch, South Africa from 12 to 18 August 2019.

Egypt men's national field hockey team

Egypt men's national field hockey team

The Egypt men's national field hockey team represents Egypt in international field hockey competitions.

Ghana men's national field hockey team

Ghana men's national field hockey team

The Ghana men's national field hockey team represents Ghana in men's international field hockey competitions and is controlled by the Ghana Hockey Association, the governing body for field hockey in Ghana.

Kenya men's national field hockey team

Kenya men's national field hockey team

The Kenya national field hockey team represents Kenya in men's international field hockey competitions and is controlled by the Kenya Hockey Union.

Namibia men's national field hockey team

Namibia men's national field hockey team

The Namibia men's national field hockey team represents Namibia in men's international field hockey competitions and is controlled by the Namibia Hockey Union, the governing body for field hockey in Namibia.

Nigeria men's national field hockey team

Nigeria men's national field hockey team

The Nigeria men's national field hockey team represents Nigeria in international men's field hockey competitions. The team were awarded bronze at the 1987 All-Africa Games.

South Africa men's national field hockey team

South Africa men's national field hockey team

The South Africa men's national field hockey team represents South Africa at international field hockey matches and tournaments.

Uganda men's national field hockey team

Uganda men's national field hockey team

The Uganda men's national field hockey team represents Uganda in men's international field hockey competitions and is controlled by the Uganda Hockey Association, the governing body for field hockey in Uganda.

Zimbabwe men's national field hockey team

Zimbabwe men's national field hockey team

The Zimbabwe men's national field hockey team is the team that represents Zimbabwe in the sport of field hockey. Field hockey has the second biggest player base in the country after football. Currently, Zimbabwe has four pitches, two in Bulawayo – one water base and one sand filled – and another sand filled at the Arundel School and water base at St John's College in the capital city of Harare. Bulawayo has approximately 1,000 hockey players and Harare 8,000. The 5,000-capacity Khumalo Hockey Stadium in Bulawayo is their home stadium. Field hockey club Skies Hockey Club also use the venue for home games. They are currently ranked 61st in International hockey ranking. While the country had a tradition in the sport, they struggled in recent times largely due to their inability to participate in international competitions organized by the African Hockey Federation (AfHF) and the International Hockey Federation (FIH), until the Khumalo Hockey Stadium was refurbished and played host to the 2011 African Olympic Qualifier.

Field hockey at the 2020 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

Field hockey at the 2020 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

The men's field hockey tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics was the 24th edition of the field hockey event for men at the Summer Olympic Games. It was held from 24 July to 5 August 2021. All games were played at the Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo, Japan.

2019 EuroHockey Championship

Qualified teams

The following teams, shown with pre-tournament world rankings, participated in the 2019 EuroHockey Championship.[6]

Dates Event Location Quotas Qualifier(s)
15 June 2016 Host 1  Belgium (2)
19–27 August 2017 2017 EuroHockey Championship Amstelveen, Netherlands 5  Netherlands (3)
 England (6)
 Germany (7)
 Spain (9)
 Ireland (11)
6–12 August 2017 2017 EuroHockey Championship II Glasgow, Scotland 2  Scotland (21)
 Wales (25)
Total 8

Preliminary round

Pool A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Belgium (H) 3 3 0 0 13 0 +13 9 Semi-finals
2  Spain 3 1 1 1 7 8 −1 4
3  England 3 0 2 1 4 6 −2 2 Pool C
4  Wales 3 0 1 2 3 13 −10 1
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) matches won; 3) goal difference; 4) goals for; 5) head-to-head result; 6) field goals for.[7]
(H) Host

Pool B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Netherlands 3 3 0 0 14 3 +11 9 Semi-finals
2  Germany 3 2 0 1 16 3 +13 6
3  Ireland 3 0 1 2 4 13 −9 1 Pool C
4  Scotland 3 0 1 2 3 18 −15 1
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) matches won; 3) goal difference; 4) goals for; 5) head-to-head result; 6) field goals for.[7]

Final round

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
22 August
 
 
 Belgium4
 
24 August
 
 Germany2
 
 Belgium5
 
22 August
 
 Spain0
 
 Netherlands3
 
 
 Spain4
 
Third place
 
 
24 August
 
 
 Germany0
 
 
 Netherlands4

Final ranking

Rank Team
Gold medal icon.svg  Belgium
Silver medal icon.svg  Spain
Bronze medal icon.svg  Netherlands
4  Germany
5  England
6  Wales
7  Scotland
8  Ireland

  Qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics

  Relegated to the EuroHockey Championship II

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Belgium men's national field hockey team

Belgium men's national field hockey team

The Belgian national men's field hockey team represents Belgium in international men's field hockey and is controlled by the Royal Belgian Hockey Association, the governing body for field hockey in Belgium.

Amstelveen

Amstelveen

Amstelveen is a municipality in the province of North Holland, Netherlands with a population of 92.353 as of 2022. It is a suburban part of the Amsterdam metropolitan area.

Netherlands men's national field hockey team

Netherlands men's national field hockey team

The Netherlands national men's field hockey team represents the Netherlands in international men's field hockey and is controlled by the Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond, the governing body for field hockey in the Netherlands.

England men's national field hockey team

England men's national field hockey team

The England men's national field hockey team competes in most major international tournaments except the Olympic Games. England's only appearance at the Olympics was at London 1908 when they won gold; since then English players have competed at the Olympics as part of the combined Great Britain national field hockey team.

Germany men's national field hockey team

Germany men's national field hockey team

The Germany men's national field hockey team is one of the most successful sides in the world, winning gold at the Summer Olympics four times, the Hockey World Cup 3 times, the EuroHockey Nations Championship eight times and the Hockey Champions Trophy nine times.

Spain men's national field hockey team

Spain men's national field hockey team

The Spain men's national field hockey team represents Spain in international men's field hockey and is controlled by the Royal Spanish Hockey Association, the governing body for field hockey in Spain.

Ireland men's national field hockey team

Ireland men's national field hockey team

The Ireland men's national field hockey team is organised by Hockey Ireland and represents both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in international men's field hockey competitions, including the Summer Olympics, the Men's Hockey World Cup and the EuroHockey Nations Championship. They have previously competed in the Men's Intercontinental Cup, the Hockey Champions Challenge, the Men's FIH Hockey World League and the FIH Hockey Series. On 26 January 1895 Ireland played in the first ever international field hockey match when they defeated Wales 3–0 in Rhyl. Ireland were finalists and silver medallists at the 1908 Summer Olympics. Ireland were also bronze medallists at the 2015 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship.

2017 Men's EuroHockey Championship II

2017 Men's EuroHockey Championship II

The 2017 Men's EuroHockey Championship II was the seventh edition of the EuroHockey Championship II, the second level of the European field hockey championships. It was held from the 6th to the 12th of August 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland. The tournament also served as a direct qualifier for the 2019 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship, with the winner Scotland and runner-up Wales qualifying.

Glasgow

Glasgow

Glasgow is the most populous city in Scotland and the fourth-most populous city in the United Kingdom, as well as being the 27th largest city by population in Europe. In 2020, it had an estimated population of 635,640. The city was made a county of itself in 1893, prior to which it had been in the historic county of Lanarkshire. The city now forms the Glasgow City Council area, one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, and is governed by Glasgow City Council. It is situated on the River Clyde in the country's West Central Lowlands.

Scotland men's national field hockey team

Scotland men's national field hockey team

The Scotland men's national field hockey team represents Scotland in men's international field hockey competitions, with the exception of the Olympic Games when Scottish players are eligible to play for the Great Britain men's national field hockey team. Prior to the formation of the Great Britain team in 1920, Scotland competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London, sharing the bronze medal with Wales.

Wales men's national field hockey team

Wales men's national field hockey team

The Wales men's national field hockey team represents Wales in men's international field hockey competitions.

2019 Men's EuroHockey Championship

2019 Men's EuroHockey Championship

The 2019 Men's EuroHockey Championship was the 17th edition of the EuroHockey Nations Championship, the biennial international men's field hockey championship of Europe organised by the European Hockey Federation.

2019 Oceania Cup

Pool

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Australia (H) 3 2 1 0 9 2 +7 7 2020 Summer Olympics
2  New Zealand 3 0 1 2 2 9 −7 1
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[8]
(H) Host

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Olympic qualifying events

Originally, twelve teams were to take part in the Olympic qualifying events. These teams were to be drawn into six pairs; each pair playing a two-match, aggregate score series. The winner of each series qualifies for the Olympics. As Japan won the 2018 Asian Games (thereby qualifying twice, once as host and once as Asian champions), there will instead be 14 teams, 7 of whom will qualify.[2]

Qualification

The participating teams were confirmed on 29 August 2019 by the International Hockey Federation.[9]

Dates Event(s) Location Quota Qualifier(s)
19 January – 30 June 2019 2019 FIH Pro League 2  Australia[a]
 Belgium[a]
 Great Britain
 Netherlands
26 April – 4 May 2019 2018–19 FIH Series Finals Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2  Canada
 Malaysia
6–15 June 2019 Bhubaneswar, India 1  India
 South Africa[a]
15–23 June 2019 Le Touquet, France 2  France
 Ireland
8 September 2019 FIH World Rankings 7  Austria
 Egypt[b]
 Germany
 New Zealand
 Pakistan
 Russia
 South Korea
 Spain
Total 14

Matches

The draw for the final seven qualification ties was held on 9 September 2019. The ties will be played over two legs, both in the home team's venue.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Spain  6–5  France 3–3 3–2
Netherlands  10–5  Pakistan 4–4 6–1
Canada  6–6
(5–4 p.s.o.)
 Ireland 3–5 3–1
India  11–3  Russia 4–2 7–1
New Zealand  6–2  South Korea 3–2 3–0
Germany  10–3  Austria 5–0 5–3
Great Britain  9–3  Malaysia 4–1 5–2

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2019 Men's FIH Olympic Qualifiers

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The 2019 Men's FIH Olympic Qualifiers was the final stage of the qualification for the men's field hockey event at the 2020 Summer Olympics. It was held in October and November 2019.

2019 Men's FIH Pro League

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The 2019 Men's FIH Pro League was the first season of the Pro League, the premier men's field hockey national team league series. The tournament started in January 2019 and finished in June 2019 in Amstelveen, Netherlands.

Australia men's national field hockey team

Australia men's national field hockey team

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Belgium men's national field hockey team

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Great Britain men's national field hockey team

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2018–19 Men's FIH Series Finals

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Canada men's national field hockey team

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Bhubaneswar

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India men's national field hockey team

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The India men's national field hockey team represents India in international field hockey competitions, and is governed by Hockey India. The team was formerly under the control of Indian Hockey Federation. India was the first non-European team to be a part of the International Hockey Federation. In 1928, the team won its first Olympic gold medal and until 1960, the Indian men's team remained unbeaten in the Olympics, winning six gold medals in a row. The team had a 30–0 winning streak during this time, from their first game in 1928 until the 1960 gold medal final which they lost. India also won the World Cup in 1975. India's hockey team is the most successful team ever in the Olympics, having won a total of eight gold medals – in 1928, 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1964 and 1980. India also has the best overall performance in Olympic history with 83 victories out of the 134 matches played. They have also scored more goals in the Olympics than any other team. They are also the only team ever to win the Olympics without conceding a single goal, having done so in 1928 and 1956.

France men's national field hockey team

France men's national field hockey team

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Austria men's national field hockey team

Austria men's national field hockey team

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Egypt men's national field hockey team

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Source: "Field hockey at the 2020 Summer Olympics – Men's qualification", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, January 25th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Field_hockey_at_the_2020_Summer_Olympics_–_Men's_qualification.

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Notes
  1. ^ a b c Australia, Belgium, and South Africa already qualified directly for the 2020 Summer Olympics by winning their continental championship so they were replaced by the highest ranked teams not already qualified.
  2. ^ Egypt withdrew and was replaced by Russia.
References
  1. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". IOC. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 15 April 2022.
  2. ^ a b c "Tokyo 2020 – FIH Hockey Qualification System" (PDF). FIH. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  3. ^ Regulations
  4. ^ "Teams". tms.fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  5. ^ FIH General Tournament Regulations March 2019
  6. ^ "Teams". tms.fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  7. ^ a b FIH General Tournament Regulations March 2019
  8. ^ "Tournament Regulations: Outdoor Competitions" (PDF). International Hockey Federation. January 2015. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  9. ^ "FIH Hockey Olympic qualifiers: draw live on 9 September". fih.ch. Lausanne: International Hockey Federation. 29 August 2019. Retrieved 29 August 2019.

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