2018 Women's Hockey World Cup

The 2018 Women's Hockey World Cup was the 14th edition of the Women's Hockey World Cup, a field hockey tournament. It was held from 21 July to 5 August 2018 at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London, England.[1]

2018 Women's Hockey World Cup
Tournament details
Host countryEngland
CityLondon
Dates21 July – 5 August
Teams16
Venue(s)Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre
Final positions
Champions Netherlands (8th title)
Runner-up Ireland
Third place Spain
Tournament statistics
Matches played36
Goals scored126 (3.5 per match)
Top scorer(s) Kitty van Male (8 goals)
Best player Lidewij Welten
2014 (previous) (next) 2022
Location of the World Cup venue on a map of Greater London

Defending champions the Netherlands won the tournament for an eighth time after defeating Ireland 6–0 in the final, who claimed their first World Cup medal.[2][3] Spain won the third place match by defeating Australia 3–1 to claim their first World Cup medal as well.[4]


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