Saturday, March 26, 2016

Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Women Hockey Schedule

Women Hockey in the 2016 Summer Olympics will take place from the 6th of August and end on the 19th of August. The hockey will be a competition of 12 nations that have qualified for the women hockey event.

The teams are divided into two pools; A and B and they will start by playing in a Round-Robin format among each other pool members and this will be the preliminary stage that will be made up of 34 matches that will start from the 6th and end 13th of August. The 4 top teams in each pool will advance to quarter’s finals with only 4 nations making it to the Semifinals.

Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Hockey Women Teams that will feature

There are already 12 qualified teams who will participate in the 2016 Summer Olympics sports, these qualified teams are:- South Korea who qualified in the 2014 Asian Games which took place in their own country between 20th September and 2nd October 2014. More 8 teams qualified in 2 editions of the FIH Hockey world league Finals of 2014 and 2015. The first sessions of those leagues took place in Spain, Valencia between June 10 to June 21 2015 and Argentina, China, host Spain and Germany qualified for Rio 2016.

The other edition of FIH Hockey World League Final took place from June 20 to July 15th 2015 and was held in Antwerp, Belgium. In this championship, India, Japan, Netherlands and New Zealand qualified. By now 9 out 12 slots for Rio 2016 Summer Olympics had been filled up; the remaining continents were Africa and North America while there were still extra slots for Europe and Oceania. The 13th to 24th of July Pan American Games of 2015 held in Toronto Canada saw the USA women Hockey Team qualify for Rio 2016, while 2015 Euro Hockey Nations Championship held in London between 22nd to 30th of August 2015 saw the Host Great Britain qualify for a women Hockey slot in the Rio 2016 Summer Games. Download the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Women Hockey Schedule here

Later in 2015, in the Oceania Cup played between the 21st and 25th of October in New Zealand Australia qualified for a slot in Rio 2016. Africa Qualifying Tournament held in S. Africa’s city of Randburg from 23rd to 1st November 2015 saw S. Africa women qualify to represent Africa in Rio 2016. However S.A declined to take the slot and the chance was taken by Spain; the highest ranked team during the 2014-15 Hockey World League. This means to no women African Hockey team will be present in Rio.

Below is a table of how the the qualified nations or teams have been pooled.

POOL A

Country

Continent

China

Asia

Germany

 Europe

Netherlands

Europe

New Zealand

Oceania

South Korea

Asia

Spain

 Europe

POOL B

Country

Continent

India

 Asia

Japan

Asia

United States

Central and North America

Australia

Oceania

Argentina

South America

Great Britain

Europe

 

In total 42 matches will be played to determine the Gold Medalists of the Women Hockey at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. Below is a schedule of the group matches.

RIO 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS WOMEN HOCKEY MATCHES

RIO 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS WOMEN HOCKEY PRELIMINARY/GROUP MATCHES

Match Number

Group

Date

Time

Venue

Venue Cluster

SPORT

STAGE

Teams

Results

1

B

6th August

5.00 PM to 9.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 2

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Argentina versus USA

 

2

B

6th August

6.00 PM to 10.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Australia versus Great Britain

 

3

A

7th August

10.00 AM to 2.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

New Zealand versus Korea

 

4

A

7th August

10.00 AM to 2.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Netherlands versus Spain

 

5

B

7th August

11.00 AM to 3.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 2

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

India  versus Japan

 

6

A

7th August

11.00 AM to 3.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 2

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

China versus Germany

 

7

B

8th August

10.00 AM to 2.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Australia versus USA

 

8

A

8th August

11.00 AM to 3.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 2

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Germany versus New Zealand

 

9

A

8th August

5.00 PM to 9.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 2

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Netherlands versus Korea

 

10

A

8th August

5.00 PM to 9.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 2

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

China versus Spain

 

11

B

8th August

6.00 PM to 10.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

 Great Britain versus India

 

12

B

8th August

6.00 PM to 10.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Argentina verus Japan

 

13

A

10th August

10.00 AM to 2.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

New Zealand verus Spain

 

14

A

10th August

10.00 AM to 2.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Germany x Korea

 

15

B

10th August

11.00 AM to 3.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 2

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

India versus Australia

 

16

B

10th August

11.00 AM to 3.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 2

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Argentina versus Great Britain

 

17

B

10th August

5.00 PM to 9.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 2

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Japan versus USA 

 

18

A

10th August

6.00 PM to 10.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

China versus Netherlands

 

19

A

11th August

5.00 PM to 9.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 2

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Germany versus Spain

 

20

B

11th August

5.00 PM to 9.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 2

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

India verus USA

 

21

B

11th August

6.00 PM to 10.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Argentina versus Australia

 

22

B

11th August

6.00 PM to 10.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Great Britain versus Japan

 

23

A

12th August

10.00 AM to 2.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

China versus Korea

 

24

A

12th August

11.00 AM to 3.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 2

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Netherlands versus New Zealand

 

25

B

13th August

10.00 AM to 2.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Argentina versus India

 

26

A

13th August

10.00 AM to 2.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Germany versus Netherlands

 

27

A

13th August

5.00 PM to 9.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 2

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Korea versus Spain

 

28

B

13th August

5.00 PM to 9.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 2

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Australia versus Japan

 

29

B

13th August

6.00 PM to 10.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

Great Britain versus USA

 

30

A

13th August

6.00 PM to 10.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Group Match

China versus New Zealand

 

 

Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Women Field Hockey Knockout Stage Schedule

Once the preliminaries or the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Women Hockey Group matches are over, 4 teams from each of the 2 groups will qualify and proceed to the knockout stage.

8 teams will start with the quarterfinals, then 4 teams will proceed to the semifinals after which medal matches will determine Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Women Field Hockey Champions and the other top 3 teams or nations.

Below is the complete schedule of the 2016 Summer Olympics Women Field Hockey schedule for the knockout stage.

RIO 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS WOMEN HOCKEY KNOCKOUT MATCHES

RIO 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS WOMEN HOCKEY QUARTERFINALS MATCHES

Match Number

Date

Time

Venue

Venue Cluster

SPORT

STAGE

Teams

Results

31

15th August

10.00 AM to 2.45 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Quarterfinals

Group A Winners versus Group B 4th Placed Team

 

32

15th August

10.00 AM to 2.45 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Quarterfinals

Group B 2nd Team versus Group A 3rd Placed Team

 

33

15th August

6.00 PM to 10.45 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Quarterfinals

Group A 2nd Team versus Group B 3rd Placed Team

 

34

15th August

6.00 PM to 10.45 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Quarterfinals

Group B Winners versus Group A 4th Placed Team

 

RIO 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS WOMEN HOCKEY SEMIFINALS MATCHES

35

17th August

12.00 AM to 2.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Semifinals

Winners of Match 31 and 32

 

36

17th August

5.00 PM to 7.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Semifinals

Winners of Match 33 and 34

 

RIO 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS WOMEN HOCKEY MEDAL MATCHES AND CEREMONY

37

19th August

12.00 AM to 2.15 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Bronze Medal Match

Lossers of Match 35 and 36

 

38

19th August

5.00 PM to 7.30 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Gold Medal Match

Winners of Match 35 and 36

 

 

19th August

5.00 PM to 7.30 PM

Olympic Hockey Centre, pitch 1

Deodoro

Field Hockey

Medal Ceremony

Winner and losser of match 38 and winner of match 37