|August 10th, 2008|
|W02||Pool A||10:30am||CHN - ESP||3 - 0 (2 - 0)||Final|
> Germany and Great Britain have met three times before at the Olympics. In the 1992 semi-finals and the 2000 Final 7-8 Germany beat Great Britain. At Atlanta 1996 Britain beat Germany 3-2.
> Reigning Olympic Champions Germany aim to become the second nation after Australia (in 2000) to successfully defend their Olympic title.
> Six players return from the golden Athens squad: Anke Kühn, Fanny Rinne, Mandy Haase, Marion Rodewald, Natascha Keller and Tina Bachmann.
> Germany qualified as EuroHockey Nations Champions.
> Germany have been present at every Olympic tournament since they made their debut in 1992.
> Germany's biggest win in Olympic history came against Great Britain (2-0 in 2000).
> Great Britain qualified when England claimed bronze at the EuroHockey Nations Championship.
> Great Britain have finished in the top four in four out of five previous Olympic participations.
> 17-year-old Charlotte Craddock (GBR) is the youngest female hockey player at Beijing 2008.