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2008 Womens Olympic Games

Beijing, China - August 10-23, 2008

Germany v Great Britain

Pool B

# Info Date Teams Score Status Match Sheet
August 10th, 2008
W06 Pool B 9:00pm Germany GER - GBR Great Britain 5 - 1 (2 - 1) Final    

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> 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.

NED v RSA (Pool A) ARG 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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