Field hockey at the 1960 Summer Olympics


Field hockey at the 1960 Summer Olympics

The field hockey tournament at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy was contested from August 26 to September 9, with sixteen participating teams. Only men competed in field hockey at these Games. Pakistan won the gold medal, defeating India in the final and ending India's run of six successive gold medals. Spain won the bronze medal.

Participating nations

Sixteen teams were placed into four preliminary groups of four teams each. After a preliminary round-robin set of matches, the top two teams in each group advanced to the quarter-finals.

;Group A
*fh|Denmark
*fh|India
*fh|Netherlands
*fh|New Zealand;Group B
*fh|Australia
*fh|Japan
*fh|Pakistan
*fh|Poland;Group C
*fh|France
*fh|Germany|EUA
*fh|Italy
*fh|Kenya|colonial;Group D
*fh|Belgium
*fh|Great Britain
*fh|Spain|1939
*fh|Switzerland

Preliminary round

Group A

hockeybox
date = August 27 15:00
team1 = fh-rt|India
goals1 = P. Singh 1', 15', 16' Bhola 22', 31', 67' Peter 41' Ja. Singh 64' ? ?
score = 10–0 (5–0)
team2 = fh|Denmark
stadium = Stadio dei Marmi
umpires = McIldowie (RSA), Whitelaw (GBR)
----hockeybox
date = August 27 16:30
team1 = fh-rt|New Zealand
goals1 = Hobson 25'
score = 1–1 (1–1)
team2 = fh|Netherlands
goals2 = Van Erven Dorens 23'
stadium = Stadio dei Marmi
umpires = Franck (BEL), Massart (BEL)
----hockeybox
date = August 30 16:30
team1 = fh-rt|India
goals1 = Ja. Singh 26' Bhola 63' P. Singh 66', 69'
score = 4–1 (1–1)
team2 = fh|Netherlands
goals2 = Van Vroonhoven 9'
stadium = Stadio dei Marmi
umpires = de Bourguignon (BEL), Asselman (BEL)
----hockeybox
date = August 31 16:30
team1 = fh-rt|New Zealand
goals1 = Hobson 4' Turner 24', 41' Bygrave 35'
score = 4–1 (3–1)
team2 = fh|Denmark
goals2 = Christiansen 16'
stadium = Olympic Velodrome
umpires = McDowell (AUS), Glichitch (FRA)
----hockeybox
date = September 2 16:30
team1 = fh-rt|India
goals1 = Bhola 8' Peter 57' Ja. Singh 70'
score = 3–0 (1–0)
team2 = fh|New Zealand
stadium = Olympic Velodrome
umpires = McIldowie (RSA), Whitelaw (GBR)
----hockeybox
date = September 3 10:00
team1 = fh-rt|Netherlands
goals1 = Van Erven Dorens 37', 49', 64' P. Nielsen 70' (OG)
score = 4–2 (0–1)
team2 = fh|Denmark
goals2 = Guldbrandsen 30' Kristoffersen 68'
stadium = Olympic Velodrome
umpires = Harasta (AUT), Bernet (SUI)
;Group standingsKenya and Germany advanced to the quarter-finals. France continued to the classification matches for 9th–12th place. Italy continued to the classification matches for 13th–16th place.

Group D

hockeybox
date = August 26 16:30
team1 = fh-rt|Spain|1939
score = 0–0 (0–0)
team2 = fh|Great Britain
stadium = Stadio dei Marmi
umpires = G. Singh (IND), Ghosh (IND)
----hockeybox
date = August 27 10:00
team1 = fh-rt|Belgium
goals1 = Remy 24' M. Muschs 45' Dubois 55', 65'
score = 4–2 (1–1)
team2 = fh|Switzerland
goals2 = Von Arx 30' Zanetti 59'
stadium = Stadio dei Marmi
umpires = MacDowell (AUS), Glichitch (FRA)
----hockeybox
date = August 30 15:00
team1 = fh-rt|Belgium
goals1 = Debbaudt 69'
score = 1–1 (0–1)
team2 = fh|Great Britain
goals2 = Hindle 12'
stadium = Stadio dei Marmi
umpires = Elgershuizen (NED), Van Ballgoijen de Jong (NED)
----hockeybox
date = August 31 15:00
team1 = fh-rt|Spain|1939
goals1 = Murua 5' Macaya 22' E. Dualde 25', 66' Usoz 31'
score = 5–1 (4–1)
team2 = fh|Switzerland
goals2 = Zanetti 11'
stadium = Olympic Velodrome
umpires = Lichtenfeld (GER), Schinner (GER)
----hockeybox
date = September 2 10:00
team1 = fh-rt|Great Britain
goals1 = Mayes 5', 63' Scott 68'
score = 3–0 (1–0)
team2 = fh|Switzerland
stadium = Olympic Velodrome
umpires = Glichitch (FRA), MacDowell (AUS)
----hockeybox
date = September 2 15:00
team1 = fh-rt|Spain|1939
goals1 = Macaya 23' E. Dualde 24' J. Dualde 61'
score = 3–1 (2–0)
team2 = fh|Belgium
goals2 = Remy 50'
stadium = Olympic Velodrome
umpires = G. Singh (IND), Ghosh (IND)
;Group standings

Medalists

*Pedro Amat
*Francisco Caballer
*Juan Calzado
*José Colomer
*Carlos Iglesias
*Jose Dinares
*Eduardo Dualde
*Joaquin Dualde
*Rafael Egusquiza
*Ignacio Macaya
*Pedro Murua
*Pedro Roig
*Luis Usoz
*Narciso Ventallo

Final ranking

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  • flagIOCteam|NED|1960 Summer
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    References

    * cite book |title=The Official Report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVII Olympiad Rome 1960 Volume Two |pages=pp. 437–460 |year=1963 |month=May

    publisher=Carlo Colombo |location=Rome, Italy |url=http://www.la84foundation.org/6oic/OfficialReports/1960/OR1960v2pt1.pdf |format=PDF |accessdate=2008-01-29
    *


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