|August 23rd, 2008|
|M35||Placement 11-12||8:30am||CHN - RSA||4 - 3 (1 - 1) AET||Final|
Classification 11th-12th: China v South Africa
> South Africa have finished 10th on both previous appearances in 1996 and 2004.
> China make their first Olympic appearance at Beijing 2008.
> The last hosts to finish last in the Men's tournament were the United States at Atlanta 1996 and Los Angeles 1984.
> This will be the first competitive match between China and South Africa.
> Song Yi is the leading goal scorer in the Chinese squad with 4 goals.
> South Africa's Austin Smith has scored three goals so far at Beijing 2008.
> Five of China's seven goals came from penalty corners.
> China have scored five from 13 penalty corners awarded (i.e. 38%)
> South Africa have only scored four times, including three penalty corner goals.
> With three PC goals from 11 attempts South Africa's PC success rate is 27%.