2012 Women's Hockey Champions Trophy


The 2012 Women's Hockey Champions Trophy was the 20th edition of the Hockey Champions Trophy for women. It was held from 28 January to 5 February 2012 in Rosario, Argentina. This was the last annual edition of the tournament until 2014 when it returned to its original biennial format due to the introduction of the World League.

2012 Women's Hockey
Champions Trophy
Tournament details
Host countryArgentina
CityRosario
Teams8
Venue(s)Estadio Mundialista de Hockey
Final positions
Champions Argentina (5th title)
Runner-up Great Britain
Third place Netherlands
Tournament statistics
Matches played24
Goals scored110 (4.58 per match)
Top scorer(s) Crista Cullen
Rika Komazawa
Lee Seon-ok (5 goals)
Best player Luciana Aymar
2011 (previous) (next) 2014

Argentina won the tournament for the fifth time after defeating Great Britain 1–0 in the final. The Netherlands won the third place match by defeating Germany 5–4.[1]

Format


Another format change was announced. The eight participating teams were split into two groups. After they played a round-robin every team advanced to the knockout stage. From there on, a knockout system was used to determine the winner.

Qualification


A change in the qualification process was decided. Along with the host nation, the top five finishers from the tournament's previous edition and the winner of the 2011 Champions Challenge I qualify automatically. In addition to the two teams nominated by the FIH Executive Board, the following eight teams, competed in this tournament.

Umpires


Below are the 10 umpires appointed by the International Hockey Federation:

Results


All times are Argentina Time (UTC−03:00)[2]

First round

Pool A
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Netherlands 3 2 1 0 9 4 +5 7 Quarter-finals
2  Great Britain 3 2 1 0 8 3 +5 7
3  China 3 1 0 2 4 7 3 3
4  Japan 3 0 0 3 2 9 7 0
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[3]
28 January 2012
12:30
Netherlands  3–1  China
Welten  37', 64'
Agliotti  69'
Report Ma Yibo  46'
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Lesley Pieterse (RSA)
28 January 2012
15:00
Great Britain  3–0  Japan
Cullen  21'
Richardson  33'
Danson  65'
Report
Umpires:
Carolina de la Fuente (ARG)
Michelle Meister (GER)

29 January 2012
12:30
China  2–1  Japan
Zhao Yudiao  14'
De Jiaojiao  61'
Report Komazawa  21'
Umpires:
Kang Hyun-young (KOR)
Carol Metchette (IRL)
29 January 2012
15:00
Great Britain  2–2  Netherlands
Cullen  40', 61' Report Bos  18'
Lammers  32'
Umpires:
Elena Eskina (RUS)
Wendy Stewart (CAN)

31 January 2012
12:30
Netherlands  4–1  Japan
Lammers  6', 61'
Paumen  8', 44'
Report Shibata  32'
Umpires:
Michelle Meister (GER)
Lesley Pieterse (RSA)
31 January 2012
15:00
China  1–3  Great Britain
Fu Baorong  48' Report Cullen  5', 42'
Ball  53'
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Elena Eskina (RUS)
Pool B
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Germany 3 2 0 1 9 7 +2 6 Quarter-finals
2  Argentina (H) 3 1 2 0 6 2 +4 5
3  South Korea 3 0 2 1 6 8 2 2
4  New Zealand 3 0 2 1 5 7 2 2
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[4]
(H) Host
28 January 2012
17:30
Germany  4–2  South Korea
Schütze  2'
Brockmann  16'
Wilde  33'
Hahn  36'
Report Cheon Eun-bi  5'
Kim Jong-hee  11'
Umpires:
Frances Block (GBR)
Elena Eskina (RUS)
28 January 2012
20:00
Argentina  2–2  New Zealand
Cavallero  51'
Merino  66'
Report Michelsen  28'
S. Harrison  49'
Umpires:
Kang Hyun-young (KOR)
Wendy Stewart (CAN)

29 January 2012
17:30
New Zealand  2–2  South Korea
Finlayson  9'
Glynn  25'
Report Kim Ok-ju  44'
Kim Jong-eun  56'
Umpires:
Carolina de la Fuente (ARG)
Lesley Pieterse (RSA)
29 January 2012
20:00
Germany  2–4  Argentina
Hahn  39'
Krüger  52'
Report Maccari  15'
Barrionuevo  28'
Rebecchi  32'
J. Sruoga  37'
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Miao Lin (CHN)

31 January 2012
17:30
New Zealand  1–3  Germany
Punt  60' Report Hasselmann  5', 9'
Hahn  21'
Umpires:
Carolina de la Fuente (ARG)
Miao Lin (CHN)
31 January 2012
20:00
Argentina  2–2  South Korea
Barrionuevo  23'
Aymar  69'
Report Lee Seon-ok  21', 67'
Umpires:
Frances Block (GBR)
Carol Metchette (IRL)

Second round

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
2 February 2012
 
 
 Netherlands3
 
4 February 2012
 
 New Zealand2
 
 Netherlands2 (0)
 
2 February 2012
 
 Argentina (p.s.o.)2 (2)
 
 Argentina3
 
5 February 2012
 
 China2
 
 Argentina1
 
2 February 2012
 
 Great Britain0
 
 Great Britain4
 
4 February 2012
 
 South Korea1
 
 Great Britain2
 
2 February 2012
 
 Germany0 Third Place Match
 
 Germany3
 
5 February 2012
 
 Japan2
 
 Netherlands5
 
 
 Germany4
 
Quarter-finals
2 February 2012
12:30
Netherlands  3–0  New Zealand
Lammers  25'
Paumen  41'
Welten  57'
Report
Umpires:
Carol Metchette (IRL)
Kang Hyun-young (KOR)

2 February 2012
15:00
Germany  3–2  Japan
Hasselmann  7'
Mävers  33'
Wilde  35+'
Report Murakami  37'
Fujio  44'
Umpires:
Frances Block (GBR)
Wendy Stewart (CAN)

2 February 2012
17:30
Great Britain  4–1  South Korea
Twigg  17'
Danson  20', 22'
Richardson  52'
Report Lee Seon-ok  31'
Umpires:
Carolina de la Fuente (ARG)
Miao Lin (CHN)

2 February 2012
20:00
Argentina  3–2  China
Barrionuevo  14'
Merino  61'
Luchetti  65'
Report Ma Yibo  45'
Tang Chunling  62'
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Lesley Pieterse (RSA)
Fifth to eighth place classification
 
CrossoverFifth Place Match
 
      
 
3 February 2012
 
 
 New Zealand (a.e.t)3
 
5 February 2012
 
 China2
 
 New Zealand3
 
3 February 2012
 
 Japan (a.e.t)4
 
 South Korea3
 
 
 Japan (a.e.t)4
 
Seventh Place Match
 
 
5 February 2012
 
 
 China3 (2)
 
 
 South Korea (p.s.o)3 (3)
Crossover
3 February 2012
17:30
South Korea  3–4 (a.e.t.)  Japan
Han Hye-lyoung  31'
Lee Seon-ok  34', 64'
Report Komazawa  3', 68', 83'
Shibata  53'
Umpires:
Wendy Stewart (CAN)
Miao Lin (CHN)

3 February 2012
20:00
New Zealand  3–2 (a.e.t.)  China
Finlayson  60', 67'
Michelsen  77'
Report Gao Lihua  24'
Song Qingling  41'
Umpires:
Michelle Meister (GER)
Elena Eskina (RUS)
Seventh and eighth place
5 February 2012
12:30
China  3–3 (a.e.t.)  South Korea
Ma Yibo  7', 12'
Zhao Yudiao  15'
Report Kim Jong-eun  19'
Hong Yoo-jin  31'
Kim Jong-hee  51'
Penalties
Liang Meiyu
Peng Yang
Fu Baorong
Gao Lihua
Zhao Yudiao
2–3 Han Hye-lyoung
Kim Jong-eun
Lee Seon-ok
Park Seon-mi
Cheon Eun-bi
Umpires:
Wendy Stewart (CAN)
Lesley Pieterse (RSA)
Fifth and sixth place
5 February 2012
15:00
New Zealand  3–4 (a.e.t.)  Japan
Glynn  41', 69'
Michelsen  53'
Report Shibata  3'
Tanaka  15'
Fujio  59'
Komazawa  78'
Umpires:
Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS)
Michelle Meister (GER)
First to fourth place classification
Semi-finals
4 February 2012
17:30
Great Britain  2–0  Germany
Thomas  29'
Ball  39'
Report
Umpires:
Carol Metchette (IRL)
Carolina de la Fuente (ARG)

4 February 2012
20:00
Netherlands  2–2 (a.e.t.)  Argentina
Paumen  18'
Dirkse van den Heuvel  37'
Report J. Sruoga  14'
Barrionuevo  69'
Penalties
Agliotti
Bos
Goderie
De Goede
0–2 Sánchez Moccia
Aymar
D'Elía
Umpires:
Frances Block (GBR)
Kang Hyun-young (KOR)
Third and fourth place
5 February 2012
17:30
Netherlands  5–4  Germany
Goderie  11'
Dirkse van den Heuvel  14'
Welten  17'
Van Male  19'
Agliotti  30'
Report Stöckel  26'
Keller  27', 54'
Wilde  55'
Umpires:
Carolina de la Fuente (ARG)
Frances Block (GBR)
Final
5 February 2012
20:00
Argentina  1–0  Great Britain
D'Elía  29' Report
Umpires:
Carol Metchette (IRL)
Kang Hyun-young (KOR)

Awards


Top Goalscorers Player of the Tournament Goalkeeper of the Tournament Fair Play Trophy
Crista Cullen
Rika Komazawa
Lee Seon-ok
Luciana Aymar Belén Succi  Germany

Statistics


Final standings

  1.  Argentina
  2.  Great Britain
  3.  Netherlands
  4.  Germany
  5.  Japan
  6.  New Zealand
  7.  South Korea
  8.  China

Goalscorers

References


  1. "Argentina win first Champions Trophy on home soil". FIH. 2012-02-05. Retrieved 2012-02-05.
  2. "Argentina FIH 2012 Champions Trophy Schedule Announced". FIH. 2011-11-16. Retrieved 2011-11-16.
  3. "FIH Tournament Regulations - January 2015" (PDF). Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  4. "FIH Tournament Regulations - January 2015" (PDF). Retrieved 20 March 2018.