Category Archives: London 2012 Women
The dust has settled on a hugely entertaining and keenly contested Olympic Hockey Tournament. There were some wonderful technical skills on display and some exciting, close-fought matches. This bodes well for the game and its global image. Everything seems to … Continue reading
The Top of the D has already looked at the top six ranked ladies’ teams at London 2012 here. Now comes the turn of the teams ranked 7-12. Germany Pre Tournament ranking: 3rd Final Position: 7th
The Top of the D has already looked at the men’s competition. Now it is the turn of the women, with TTOTD’s end of tournament reports. Today, the teams ranked 1st-6th. Netherlands. Pre Tournament ranking: 1st. Final Position: Gold Medallists.
The Riverbank Arena belonged to the Dutch tonight as a sea of orange, a deafening crowd and a superb band roared their team on, witnessing a wonderful performance from their team.
Great Britain’s Women overcame the disappointment of their semi final defeat on Wednesday to sweep New Zealand aside and snatch the bronze medal at the sweltering Riverbank Arena in Great Britain’s best Olympic hockey finish since 1992.
It was to be tears before bedtime at the Riverbank Arena as Argentina’s superb, controlled display broke the hosts’ hearts in a thoroughly absorbing encounter.
The Netherlands secured top spot in the pool and set up a clash with New Zealand in the semi-final with an impressive 2-1 win over hosts Great Britain. With both of the teams well supported in the packed Riverbank Arena … Continue reading
Argentina bounced back from their surprise defeat against the USA with an impressive win over the previously unbeaten Blacksticks in front of a passionate travelling support here tonight.
Goals from Ashleigh Ball, Laura Bartlett and Crista Cullen sent Great Britain to the top of their pool and continued their 100% run in the Olympic hockey competition.