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2008 Womens Olympic Games

Beijing, China - August 10-23, 2008

Netherlands v South Africa

Pool A

# Info Date Teams Score Status Match Sheet
August 10th, 2008
W05 Pool A 8:30pm Netherlands NED - RSA South Africa 6 - 0 (2 - 0) Final    

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> The Netherlands are unbeaten against South Africa in Olympic competition, recording a win (6-2 in 2004) and a draw (2-2 in 2000).
> The 6-2 win over South Africa in 2004 marks the biggest victory for the Dutch in Olympic history.
> The Netherlands have been present at every Olympic tournament since their debut in 1984.
> The Netherlands have won 5 Olympic medals: 1 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze, more than any other country.
> Netherland qualified by finishing second at the EuroHockey Nations Championship.
> South Africa qualified for Beijing 2008 as Champions of the African Olympic Qualification Tournament.
> South Arica will make their third successive Olympic appearance. In 2000 they reached 10th place, in 2004 they finished ninth.
> Marilyn Agliotti of the Netherlands played in all 6 of South Africa's games at Sydney 2000, including the match against the Dutch (2-2).
> Jenny King is the only female hockey coach leading an Olympic squad at Beijing 2008.

ARG v USA (Pool B) GER v GBR (Pool B)

POOL STANDINGS

Team Pld W D L GD Pts
Pool A
Netherlands  NED 5 5 0 0 11 15
China  CHN 5 3 1 1 10 10
Australia  AUS 5 3 1 1 8 10
Spain  ESP 5 2 0 3 -8 6
South Korea  KOR 5 1 0 4 -5 3
South Africa  RSA 5 0 0 5 -16 0
Pool B
Germany  GER 5 4 0 1 4 12
Argentina  ARG 5 3 2 0 6 11
Great Britain  GBR 5 2 2 1 -2 8
United States  USA 5 1 3 1 1 6
Japan  JPN 5 1 1 3 -2 4
New Zealand  NZL 5 0 0 5 -7 0

MATCHES

Aug 22, 2008
RSA South Africa
New Zealand NZL
AUS Australia
Great Britain GBR
GER Germany
Argentina ARG
CHN China
Netherlands NED
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