|August 20th, 2008|
|W31||Placement 9-10||8:30am||KOR - JPN||2 - 1 (1 - 0)||Final|
Classification 9th-10th: Korea v Japan
> Korea and Japan have met only once before at the Olympics.
> At Athens 2004, Korea beat Japan 3-1 for seventh place, through goals by Oh Ko-Woon (2) and Kim Jin-Kyoung (1). Keiko Miura scored for Japan.
> Their last competitive meeting came in the 2007 Asia Cup final, which was won by Japan after penalty strokes.
> Korea have been ever present at the Olympics since 1988, with their best result being silver medals at Seoul 1988 and Atlanta 1996.
> Japan only previous appearance came at Athens 2004 when they finished eighth.
> Korea's Lee Seon-Ok is ranked joint second at the top scorer list, with five goals at Beijing 2008. She has scored three penalty strokes and two penalty corners.
> Japan have converted only three of 20 penalty corners awarded at Beijing 2008.
> Korea have scored five from 26 penalty corners awarded.