Field hockey at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics


Field hockey at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics was held from 17 to 27 August at the Youth Olympic Sports Park in Nanjing, China. This Youth Olympics marked the debut of Hockey 5s, a 5-a-side tournament that is played on a smaller field size.[1]

Field Hockey
at the II Summer Youth Olympic Games
VenueYouth Olympic Sports Park
Dates17–27 August
No. of events2 (1 boys, 1 girls)
 2010
2018 

Qualification


A total of 10 teams will participate in each gender. Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) can enter a maximum of 2 teams of 9 athletes, 1 per each gender. Each of the five continents hosted a qualification tournament where the top two teams qualified. As hosts, China has chosen to compete in the girls' tournament and has therefore taken one of the two available Asian spots.[2]

To be eligible to participate at the Youth Olympics athletes must have been born between 1 January 1996 and 31 December 1999.[2]

Boys

EventLocationDateTotal PlacesQualified
Host Nation[3]--0 China
2013 Under 16 Asian Cup[3] Singapore4–7 April 20132 Bangladesh
 Pakistan
2013 Youth European Championship[3] Vienna22–28 July 20132 Germany
 Spain
2014 Youth American Championship[3] San Juan4–8 February 20142 Argentina
 Canada
 Mexico
Oceanian Qualification Tournament[3] Port Villa8–11 March 20142 Australia
 New Zealand
African Qualification Tournament[3] Lusaka10–15 March 20142 South Africa
 Zambia
TOTAL10

Girls

EventLocationDateTotal PlacesQualified
Host Nation[3]--1 China
2013 Youth European Championship[3] Dublin29 Jul–4 Aug 20132 Germany
 Netherlands
2013 Under 16 Asian Cup[3] Bangkok2–6 October 20131 Japan
2014 Pan American Youth Championship[3] Montevideo11–15 February 20142 Argentina
 Uruguay
Oceanian Qualification Tournament[3] Port Villa8–11 March 20142 Fiji
 New Zealand
African Qualification Tournament[3] Lusaka10–15 March 20142 South Africa
 Zambia
TOTAL10

Schedule


The schedule was released by the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee.[4] Each day during the group stage will contain four boys' matches and four girls' matches.

All times are CST (UTC+8)
Event DateEvent DayStarting TimeEvent Details
August 17Sunday16:00Boys' Group Stage
Girls' Group Stage
August 18Monday16:00Boys' Group Stage
Girls' Group Stage
August 19Tuesday16:00Boys' Group Stage
Girls' Group Stage
August 20Wednesday16:00Boys' Group Stage
Girls' Group Stage
August 21Thursday16:00Boys' Group Stage
Girls' Group Stage
August 23Saturday16:00Boys' Quarterfinals
Girls' Quarterfinals
August 24Sunday16:00Girls' 9-10 Place Match
Girls' 5-8 Semifinals
Girls' Semifinals
August 25Monday16:00Boys' 9-10 Place Match
Boys' 5-8 Semifinals
Boys' Semifinals
August 26Tuesday16:00Girls' Placement Matches
August 27Wednesday16:00Boys' Placement Matches

Medal summary


Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Australia (AUS)1001
 China (CHN)1001
3 Canada (CAN)0101
 Netherlands (NED)0101
5 Argentina (ARG)0011
 Spain (ESP)0011
Totals (6 nations)2226

Events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Boys'
details
 Australia  Canada  Spain
Girls'
details
 China  Netherlands  Argentina

References


  1. "It's here! Hockey 5 set to make official debut". International Hockey Federation. 3 April 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2014.
  2. "Qualification System: Field Hockey" (PDF). FIH. June 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
  3. "Hockey teams announced for Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games". FIH. 28 July 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
  4. "Sport Explanatory Brochure: Hockey" (PDF). Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee. 4 March 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2014.