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Qualifying Tournament for the XXVIIth Olympic Games

Women's competition
In Milton Keynes (England) from Friday, March 24, 2000 until Sunday, April 02, 2000

Tournament officials

Participating Teams:
Pool A Germany
India
Ireland
Spain
United States
Pool B China
Great Britain
Japan
New Zealand
Russia

The top five teams from the Qualifying Tournament for the Olympic Games will earn a spot at the Sydney Olympic Games women's Hockey Tournament.


Automatic Qualifiers & Qualifying tournaments
Six men's teams and five women's teams have automatically qualified for the Sydney 2000 Olympic hockey tournaments. There remains, therefore, six places for the men's event and five places for the women's event, to be filled through the Qualifying tournaments.

The teams that have qualified automatically for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games are:



Women's Olympic Tournament

Already qualified
* South Africa: winner at the Women's hockey tournament in the 7th All Africa Games
* Argentina: winner at the Women's Hockey Tournament in the 13th Pan American Games
* Australia: host country - Olympic Champion in Atlanta - 1996 - winner at the 2nd Oceania Cup
* Korea: winner at the Women's hockey tournament in the 13th Asian Games
* The Netherlands: winner at the 5th European Nations Cup.

The five remaining countries, to make a total of ten participating countries in the women's Olympic tournament, will be those finishing at the first five places in the final qualifying tournament to be played in Milton Keynes (GBR) from 24 March to 2 April 2000. The ten qualified countries for this tournament are: China, Germany, Great Britain, India, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Spain and the U.S.A. The reserve countries in order are: Canada and Zimbabwe.
Pool Match Results
24 March 2000
12:05 Pool A India vs Spain 1 - 3 Game Report
14:05 Pool A Germany vs United States 4 - 1 Game Report
16:05 Pool B Russia vs China 1 - 3 Game Report
18:05 Pool B New Zealand vs Japan 0 - 4 Game Report
25 March 2000
12:05 Pool A Ireland vs India 1 - 0 Game Report
14:05 Pool A Spain vs Germany 1 - 1 Game Report
16:05 Pool B Great Britain vs Russia 5 - 0 Game Report
18:05 Pool B China vs New Zealand 0 - 0 Game Report
26 March 2000
14:05 Pool A United States vs Ireland 1 - 1 Game Report
16:05 Pool B Japan vs Great Britain 1 - 2 Game Report
27 March 2000
14:05 Pool A India vs Germany 0 - 4 Game Report
16:05 Pool B Russia vs New Zealand 0 - 8 Game Report
28 March 2000
12:05 Pool A Spain vs United States 2 - 2 Game Report
14:05 Pool A Germany vs Ireland 2 - 1 Game Report
16:05 Pool B China vs Japan 1 - 0 Game Report
18:05 Pool B New Zealand vs Great Britain 1 - 0 Game Report
29 March 2000
12:05 Pool A United States vs India 2 - 1 Game Report
14:05 Pool A Ireland vs Spain 0 - 2 Game Report
16:05 Pool B Japan vs Russia 2 - 1 Game Report
18:05 Pool B Great Britain vs China 1 - 0 Game Report

Standings Pool A
Goals
Pos Team Played Won Lost Draw For Against Points
1. Germany 4 3 0 1 11 3 10
2. Spain 4 2 0 2 8 4 8
3. United States 4 1 1 2 6 8 5
4. Ireland 4 1 2 1 3 5 4
5. India 4 0 4 0 2 10 0
Standings Pool B
Goals
Pos Team Played Won Lost Draw For Against Points
1. Great Britain 4 3 1 0 8 2 9
2. New Zealand 4 2 1 1 9 4 7
3. China 4 2 1 1 4 2 7
4. Japan 4 2 2 0 7 4 6
5. Russia 4 0 4 0 2 18 0

Other Match Results
31 March 2000
10:05 3rd Pool vs 4th Pool United States vs Japan 2 - 0 Game Report
12:35 3rd Pool vs 4th Pool Ireland vs China 0 - 1 (AET) Game Report
15:05 1st Pool vs 2nd Pool Germany vs New Zealand 1 - 2 Game Report
17:35 1st Pool vs 2nd Pool Great Britain vs Spain 2 - Game Report
1 April 2000
11:05 9th/10th places India vs Russia 1 - 2 Game Report
13:35 7th/8th places Japan vs Ireland 3 - 0 Game Report
16:05 5th/6th places United States vs China 0 - 2 Game Report
2 April 2000
12:35 3rd/4th places Spain vs Germany 0 - 1 Game Report
15:05 1st/2nd places Great Britain vs New Zealand 0 - 1 Game Report

Top Scorers

Final Standings
Pos Team
1. New Zealand*
2. Great Britain*
3. Germany*
4. Spain*
5. China*
6. United States
7. Japan
8. Ireland
9. Russia
10. India

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