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2012 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy

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Host country  Australia
Teams  8
Runner-up  Netherlands
City  Melbourne
Champions  Australia (13th title)
2012 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy
Venue(s)  State Netball and Hockey Centre

The 2012 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy was the 34th edition of the Hockey Champions Trophy men's field hockey tournament. The tournament was held between 1–9 December 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.

Contents

Australia won the tournament for a record thirteenth time after defeating the Netherlands 2–1 in the final, extending their record winning streak to five consecutive titles.

Teams

Even though Spain was automatically qualified as the runner-up of the previous edition, they withdrew from participating due to financial issues. In addition to the three teams nominated by the FIH Executive Board to compete, the following eight teams, competed in this tournament.

  •  Australia (Host nation and defending champions)
  •  Netherlands (Third in 2011 Champions Trophy)
  •  New Zealand (Fourth in 2011 Champions Trophy)
  •  Germany (Fifth in 2011 Champions Trophy)
  •  Belgium (Winner of 2011 Champions Challenge I)
  •  England (Nominated by FIH Executive Board)
  •  India (Nominated by FIH Executive Board)
  •  Pakistan (Nominated by FIH Executive Board)
  • Umpires

    Below are the 10 umpires appointed by the International Hockey Federation:

    Results

    All times are Australia Eastern Daylight Time (UTC+11)

    Fifth to eighth place classification

    Crossover
    Seventh and eighth place
    Fifth and sixth place

    First to fourth place classification

    Semi-finals
    Third and fourth place
    Final

    Final standings

    1.  Australia
    2.  Netherlands
    3.  Pakistan
    4.  India
    5.  Belgium
    6.  Germany
    7.  New Zealand
    8.  England

    References

    2012 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy Wikipedia


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