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2012 Mens Olympic Games

London, England - July 30 - August 11, 2012
Local time is 8:58am
  • A day-by-day look back at London

    Remember this? Belgium picked up its first-ever Olympic point after a draw against China on Day 3
    Remember this? Belgium picked up its first-ever Olympic point after a draw against China on Day 3
    (Photo: Stanislas Brochier)
    A trip back in time to remember some of the forgotten moments

    Sure, everyone remembers the golden Olympic moments from the Dutch women and the German men, but there were 14 full days of hockey action that might seem like a blur to most people. To help refresh the memories of hockey fans worldwide, the FIH has compiled a list of some of the biggest moments and highlights from each day. More

  • Many Major Milestones in London

    Teun de Nooijer
    Teun de Nooijer
    (Photo: Frank Uijlenbroek)

    The 2012 London Olympics was full of milestones for many of hockey’s top players. Take a look back at the caps earned, the retirements announced and everything in between with this comprehensive list of the key moments on the field at Riverbank Arena. More

  • Germany's journey to Olympic gold in photos  x 8

    2012 Olympic Games (men), London
    2012 Olympic Games (men), London
    (Photo: Grant Treeby)
    A photographic look back at the London champions

    Enjoy a photographic look back at the road to gold for the German men's national team at the London 2012 Games.This game-by-game gallery recaps of all the action for the Germans in their push to Olympic glory. There are photo galleries online for all 36 men's games as well on the Olympic page. Enjoy the show! More

  • Germany takes over top spot in FIH World Ranking

    Details included on revision to World Ranking points

    The good news just keeps on coming for the German men’s national team. On the heels of their Olympic gold medal, the FIH released the updated World Ranking, and now the Germans hold the top spot... More

  • Rabente writes his name into Olympic history

    Unlikely goalscoring hero undoes Dutch with classy double

    Jan Philipp Rabente etched his name into German hockey history as his pair of goals helped Markus Weise’s side retain the Olympic title, doing it in breathless style at the Riverbank Arena. Prior... More

  • Kookaburras salvage bronze at hands of GB hosts

    Dwyer and Govers rebounds fire Australia to third

    Australia claimed their sixth bronze medal in their men’s Olympic history as their all-out aggression eventually wore down hosts Great Britain in the third place playoff, the penultimate match of... More

  • Netherlands and Germany meet in clash of the titans

    Galvanised European pair all set for Riverbank showdown

    Germany and the Netherlands are set for yet another major clash in their storied histories together this evening when they meet in the final match (8pm) of the 2012 Olympiad. Both sides are seeking... More

  • Belgium surge to 5th place

    South Africa hand wooden spoon to India

    Belgium scored 5 goals to Spain and finish in 5th place, an amazing 6 spots higher than their entry ranking in the Olympic competition. South Africa went ahead early and never relinquished the... More

  • The future of hockey is here

    FIH Officially Launches New Hockey World League

    LONDON –The FIH used the backdrop of one of the grandest Olympic hockey events, the 2012 London Olympics, to introduce the future of international hockey – the Hockey World League. More

  • Pakistan joins 2012 Champions Trophy

    Eight-team field now known for Melbourne

    The FIH today confirmed the eighth and final team for the FIH Champions Trophy to be held in Melbourne, Australia, December 1-9 will be Pakistan. Pakistan was given the second invitational spot by... More

  • The Netherlands dominate Great Britain to stun the Riverbank

    Dutch inflict equal-heaviest defeat on GB in Olympic history

    The Netherlands handed Great Britain one of the most painful defeats in recent memory, as they were thoroughly out-gunned in front of their home support. It was a breath-taking display as the... More

  • Germany stun Australia with top final quarter display

    Witthaus, Wess and Fuchs condemn Kookaburras to bronze medal match

    Germany produced a scintillating second half display to fully merit an Olympic men's final berth, finding their most fluid hockey of the tournament to gain a modicum of revenge on Australia.... More

  • Pakistan charges back from two deficits to take seventh place

    Black Sticks early strikes lead the way to ninth place in London

    Muhammad Imran provided the winner over Korea (3-2) from a penalty corner drag flick providing Sohail Abbas a victory in his 350th international. Argentina left their comeback until too late as... More

Final Standings


Aug 11, 2012
RSA South Africa
India IND
ESP Spain
Belgium BEL
AUS Australia
Great Britain GBR
GER Germany
Netherlands NED
May 28, 2015 8:58am
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Pool Standings

Team Pld W D L GD Pts
Pool A
Australia  AUS 5 3 2 0 18 11
Great Britain  GBR 5 2 3 0 6 9
Spain  ESP 5 2 2 1 -2 8
Pakistan  PAK 5 2 1 2 -7 7
Argentina  ARG 5 1 1 3 -4 4
South Africa  RSA 5 0 1 4 -11 1
Pool B
Netherlands  NED 5 5 0 0 11 15
Germany  GER 5 3 1 1 3 10
Belgium  BEL 5 2 1 2 1 7
Korea  KOR 5 2 0 3 1 6
New Zealand  NZL 5 1 2 2 -4 5
India  IND 5 0 0 5 -12 0
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