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FIH Olympic Qualifier (Women) Kakamigahara 2012

Kakamigahara, Japan - April 25 - May 5, 2012
Local time is 6:00am
  • London welcomes Japan to the Olympics

    Japan wins the last ticket to the women's Olympic Hockey Tournament
    Japan wins the last ticket to the women's Olympic Hockey Tournament
    (Photo: FIH / Stanislas Brochier)
    Olympic Qualifier host flies high in 5-1 win against Azerbaijan

    Everything at today's Women's Olympic Qualification Tournament final was in Japan's favor. A sold out crowd, perfect blue skies, and a amazing show of domination against Azerbaijan in a 5-1 victory. The win lifted the Japanese to their third consecutive Olympic appearance and was a fitting ending for the top-seeded hosts.  x 22 More

  • London preliminary round groups confirmed  x 31

    With Japan joining the field, the stage is set for the 2012 Games

    With Japan earning the last spot in the London Games, the preliminary round picture became clear. In the next few weeks, the FIH and the London Organizing Committee will work together to finalize the competition schedule for the Games, which being on July 27th, with the hockey tournament beginning on July 29th. More

  • Japan and Azerbaijan to play for the last London spot  x 3

    Japan and Azerbaijan will meet in Saturday's Olympic Qualifier final. Japan won the round robin meeting, 4-1
    Japan and Azerbaijan will meet in Saturday's Olympic Qualifier final. Japan won the round robin meeting, 4-1
    (Photo: Stanislas Brochier)
    Top two seeds rise to the top of the women's Olympic Qualifier

    It will be a battle of the top two seeded teams on the final day of the Women's Olympic Qualification Tournament in Kakamigahara, Japan. Host Japan won the round robin group thanks to a straight forward 4-0 win against Belarus. Azerbaijan will join the Japanese after a 2-2 draw against Chile was enough to put them through to the final. More

  • Japan takes over first place in women's qualifier

    Saturday's finals not yet set, but the picture is clearing

    Japan has nearly secured a spot in Saturday's final thanks to a 4-1 win against Azerbaijan. There is still a mathematical chance that the host could miss out on the final, but it is very slim.... More

  • Japanese teams give Tsunami victims hope

    32 school kids visit the games in Kakamigahara

    The last two days, the Olympic Qualification Tournament had a very special group of guests in attendance for the Japanese men’s and women’s games with a school group from the Fukushima district... More

  • Azerbaijan moves into pole position

    Japan falls behind at qualifier after a tie against Chile

    Azerbaijan took sole possession of first place in the Women's Olympic Qualification tournament round robin standings after a convincing 5-0 win against Austria. Japan ceded the co-lead after a... More

  • A royal guest at Green Stadium

    Japan's Princess Takamadonomiya takes an active interest in OQT

    Green Stadium in Kakamigahara, Japan had a very special guest for today’s Japan vs. Chile game. Princess Hisako Takamadonomiya came to the stadium to cheer on the Japanese women. She has been... More

  • Japan and Azerbaijan continue to cruise

    Top seeds at women's Olympic qualifier looking strong

    The two top seeds at the Women's Olympic Qualification Tournament are unbeaten in their first two games. Azerbaijan had a second half rally to top Belarus, 3-0, while Japan dominated Malaysia, 8-0.... More

  • Olympic Qualifer opens with a mixed bag

    Women's results vary among the six-team field

    There was something for everyone on Day 1 of the FIH Olympic Qualifier in Kakamigahara, Japan. Belarus provided the surprise, beating Chile, 3-1. Japan provided the blowout with a 7-0 victory... More

  • Japan welcomes the world in grand fashion

    Opening ceremony kicks off the Olympic Qualification Tournament

    Japan kicked off the 2012 Olympic Qualification Tournament in Kakamigahara in grand style this morning with an opening ceremony to welcome all the participants in the event. The ceremony was an... More

  • And then there were two

    Olympic qualifier kicks off tomorrow with last two London spots on the line

    On the eve of the final FIH Olympic Qualification tournament in Kakamigahara, Japan, 12 teams are dreaming of a berth to the London 2012 Games and only two will see it become a reality. Meanwhile,... More

  • Teams named for Japan Olympic Qualifier

    Six men's and six women's teams ready to battle for London

    The team entries for the 12 competing teams at the final Olympic Qualification hockey tournaments were announced today. Six women’s teams and six men’s teams will vie for the two last remaining... More

  • Test event in London takes shape

    Web launch comes on the 150-day mark to the 2012 Games

    LONDON – The London Olympic Organizing Committee (LOCOG) today announced the launch of the official website for the upcoming test event in early May. The Visa International Invitation Hockey... More

Final Standings

  1. Japan
    1. Japan
  2. Azerbaijan
  3. Chile
    3. Chile
  4. Belarus
    4. Belarus
  5. Malaysia
    5. Malaysia
  6. Austria
    6. Austria

Matches

May 5, 2012
AUT Austria
Malaysia MAS
CHI Chile
Belarus BLR
JPN Japan
Azerbaijan AZE
Sep 2, 2014 6:00am
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Pool Standings

Team Pld W D L GD Pts
Pool A
Japan  JPN 5 4 1 0 22 13
Azerbaijan  AZE 5 3 1 1 9 10
Chile  CHI 5 2 2 1 2 8
Belarus  BLR 5 2 1 2 0 7
Austria  AUT 5 1 0 4 -19 3
Malaysia  MAS 5 0 1 4 -14 1
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