|August 21st, 2008|
|M31||Placement 9-10||8:30am||BEL - CAN||3 - 0 (2 - 0)||Final|
Classification 9th-10th: Belgium v Canada
> Canada and Belgium have met four times before. Canada are still without a victory in those matches.
> These encounters include the 1964 (5-1 Belgium win) and 1976 (3-2 Belgium win) Olympics.
> In their last group match, Belgium won their first match at the Olympic Games since 1976.
> Their last victory had been the 1976 Final 9-10 against Canada.
> In their last group match, a 5-3 triumph over South Africa, Canada won their first Olympic match since the 2000 Games.
> Belgium finished ninth or tenth in the previous three Olympics (1968, 1972, 1976) they appeared in.
> Canada's best finish in the Olympics is tenth place, a feat that occurred three times, most recently in 2000.
> Belgium and Canada finished the group stage with identical records (1-1-3).
> Belgium have converted 4 of 17 penalty corners, matching the tournament average of 24%.
> Canada are 4-for-11 from penalty corners in Beijing, accounting for a 36% success rate.
> Jérôme Dekeyser is Belgium's tournament top scorer on three goals.
> Connor Grimes and Wayne Fernandes lead Canada in Beijing goal scoring on two goals apiece.