Field hockey
at the 1964 Summer Olympics
Tournament details
Host countryJapan
CityTokyo
Dates11–23 October 1964
Teams15 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)Komazawa Hockey Field
Final positions
Champions India (7th title)
Runner-up Pakistan
Third place Australia
Tournament statistics
Matches played56
Goals scored179 (3.2 per match)
Top scorer(s)India Prithipal Singh (10 goals)
1960 (previous) (next) 1968

The field hockey tournament at the 1964 Summer Olympics was the 10th edition of the field hockey event for men at the Summer Olympic Games. It was held from 11 to 23 October 1964. All games were played at the Komazawa Hockey Field in Tokyo, Japan.[1]

Pakistan were the defending champions, but lost 1–0 to India in the Gold Medal Match.

Australia won their first Olympic medal, claiming bronze in a 3–2 win over Spain in extra time.

Medalists

Gold Silver Bronze
 India (IND)
Haripal Kaushik
Mohinder Lal
Shankar Lakshman
Bandu Patil
John Peter
Ali Sayed
Udham Singh Kullar
Charanjit Singh
Darshan Singh
Dharam Singh
Gurbux Singh
Harbinder Singh
Jagjit Singh
Joginder Singh
Prithipal Singh
Balbir Singh Kullar
Rajendran Christie
 Pakistan (PAK)
Abdul Hamid
Muhammad Asad Malik
Munir Dar
Mahmood Khalid
Anwar Ahmed Khan
Nawaz Khizar
Azam Khurshid
Muhammad Manna
Manzoor Hussain Atif
Mohammed Rashid
Motiullah
Tariq Niazi
Saeed Anwar
Aziz Tariq
Hayat Zafar
Uddin Zaka
 Australia (AUS)
Mervyn Crossman
Paul Dearing
Raymond Evans
Brian Glencross
Robin Hodder
John McBryde
Donald McWatters
Patrick Nilan
Eric Pearce
Julian Pearce
Desmond Piper
Donald Smart
Anthony Waters
Graham Wood

Squads

Main article: Field hockey at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Men's team squads

Results

Preliminary round

Pool A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Pakistan 6 6 0 0 17 3 +14 12 Advanced to Semi-finals
2  Australia 6 4 0 2 16 5 +11 8
3  Kenya 6 3 1 2 7 9 −2 7
4  Japan (H) 6 3 0 3 6 6 0 6
5  Great Britain 6 2 0 4 5 12 −7 4
6  Rhodesia 6 1 1 4 4 16 −12 3
7  New Zealand 6 1 0 5 6 10 −4 2
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) games won; 4) head-to-head result.[2]
(H) Host
11 October 1964
10:00
Rhodesia  0–0  Kenya
Report
Umpires:
Sundaram Mudaliar (IND)
J.J. Jameson (IND)
11 October 1964
11:40
Pakistan  1–0  Japan
Hussain Goal 11' Report
Umpires:
A. Fransois Lathouwers (NED)
L.A. Elgershuizen (NED)
11 October 1964
14:15
Great Britain  0–7  Australia
Report Piper Goal 4'
McWatters Goal 12'18'31'37'
Evans Goal 23'
Pearce Goal 56'
Umpires:
Walter Schinner (GER)
Karl Trapper (GER)

12 October 1964
10:00
Pakistan  5–2  Kenya
Hussain Goal 20'42'61'
Zakauddin Goal 22'
Dar Goal 55'
Report Sohal Goal 32'
Panesar Goal 34'
Umpires:
Karl Trapper (GER)
Walter Schinner (GER)
12 October 1964
11:40
Great Britain  0–2  New Zealand
Report Bygrave Goal 12'
Judge Goal 45'
Umpires:
Rino Lelli (ITA)
A. Fransois Lathouwers (NED)
12 October 1964
11:40
Australia  3–0  Rhodesia
McWatters Goal 19'
Pearce Goal 32'42'
Report
Umpires:
J. Abraham van Donselaar (NED)
Gurusewak Singh (IND)

13 October 1964
10:00
Rhodesia  1–4  Great Britain
Ullyett Goal 16' Report Deegan Goal 20'21'
Cadman Goal 46'57'
Umpires:
Gurusewak Singh (IND)
Rino Lelli (ITA)
13 October 1964
10:00
Australia  3–1  Japan
Smart Goal 4'
Evans Goal 44'
McWatters Goal 64'
Report Yuzaki Goal 68'
Umpires:
J.J. Jameson (IND)
Sundaram Mudaliar (IND)
13 October 1964
11:40
Kenya  3–2  New Zealand
Mangat Goal 2'
Mendonça Goal 54'
Sohal Goal 57'
Report Byers Goal 34'
Bygrave Goal 44'
Umpires:
L.A. Elgershuizen (NED)
J. Abraham van Donselaar (NED)

15 October 1964
10:00
Great Britain  0–1  Pakistan
Report Dar Goal 51'
Umpires:
Karl Trapper (GER)
A. Fransois Lathouwers (NED)
15 October 1964
11:40
Japan  1–0  New Zealand
Takashima Goal 12' Report
Umpires:
Walter Schinner (GER)
J.J Jameson (IND)
15 October 1964
11:40
Kenya  1–0  Australia
E. Fernandes Goal 26' Report
Umpires:
J. Abraham van Donselaar (NED)
L.A. Elgershuizen (NED)

16 October 1964
10:00
Japan  2–0  Kenya
Yamaguchi Goal 27'
Tanaka Goal 39'
Report
Umpires:
Walter Schinner (GER)
J. Abraham van Donselaar (NED)
16 October 1964
10:00
New Zealand  1–2  Australia
Patterson Goal 63' Report Hodder Goal 2'
Pearce Goal 43'
Umpires:
Sundaram Mudaliar (IND)
J.J. Jameson (IND)
16 October 1964
11:40
Pakistan  6–0  Rhodesia
Afzal Goal 6'18'57'
Mahmood Goal 19'
Asad Goal 22'
Hussain Goal 62'
Report
Umpires:
Henry Douglas Kelly (NZL)
M.C. McLaren (GBR)

18 October 1964
10:00
Kenya  1–0  Great Britain
Sohal Goal 8' Report
Umpires:
Rino Lelli (ITA)
Sundaram Mudaliar (IND)
18 October 1964
14:15
Rhodesia  1–2  Japan
Spence Goal 69' Report Takashima Goal 34'50'
Umpires:
Iqbal Hussain (PAK)
S.M. Ayub (PAK)
18 October 1964
14:15
New Zealand  0–2  Pakistan
Report Dar Goal 19'
Afzal Goal 51'
Umpires:
L.A. Elgershuizen (NED)
A. Fransois Lathouwers (NED)

19 October 1964
11:40
Japan  0–1  Great Britain
Report Cutter Goal 61'
Umpires:
J.J. Jameson (IND)
Sundaram Mudaliar (IND)
19 October 1964
11:40
Australia  1–2  Pakistan
Nilan Goal 13' Report Hussain Goal 25'
Asad Goal 46'
Umpires:
Walter Schinner (GER)
Karl Trapper (GER)
19 October 1964
11:40
New Zealand  1–2  Rhodesia
Patterson Goal 61' Report Koch Goal 67'
Tomlinson Goal 68'
Umpires:
Lyle Thomson (GBR)
Rino Lelli (ITA)

Pool B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  India 7 5 2 0 18 4 +14 12 Advanced to Semi-finals
2  Spain 7 4 3 0 16 3 +13 11
3  Netherlands 7 4 1 2 20 4 +16 9
4  United Team of Germany 7 2 5 0 9 4 +5 9
5  Malaysia 7 2 2 3 11 13 −2 6
6  Belgium 7 2 2 3 10 13 −3 6
7  Canada 7 1 0 6 5 25 −20 2
8  Hong Kong 7 0 1 6 3 26 −23 1
Source: FIH
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) games won; 4) head-to-head result.[2]
11 October 1964
10:00
Spain  1–1  Netherlands
F. Amat Goal 32' Report Terlingen Goal 60'
Umpires:
John Balmer (GBR)
Kendrick Eaves (GBR)
11 October 1964
11:40
Malaysia  4–1  Hong Kong
Doraisamy Goal 17'
Koh Goal 19'
Kandiah Goal 24'56'
Report Monteiro Goal 40'
Umpires:
Jan Nieulant Pelkman (GBR)
Takashi Matsunawa (JPN)
11 October 1964
11:40
Canada  1–5  United Team of Germany
Young Goal 4' Report Westphal Goal 31'47'
Ehrlich Goal 39'58'
Freiberger Goal 64'
Umpires:
Gurcharan Lall Chopra (KEN)
Rino Lelli (ITA)
11 October 1964
14:15
India  2–0  Belgium
Prithipal Goal 61'
Kaushik Goal 67'
Report
Umpires:
T.C. Bedelis (AUS)
James McDowell (AUS)

12 October 1964
10:00
United Team of Germany  1–1  India
Freiberger Goal 21' Report Prithipal Goal 54'
Umpires:
Henry Douglas Kelly (NZL)
Jan Nieulant Pelkman (GBR)
12 October 1964
11:40
Hong Kong  0–2  Belgium
Report Bernaert Goal 9'
Miserque Goal 11'
Umpires:
S.M. Ayub (PAK)
Iqbal Hussain (PAK)
12 October 1964
14:15
Netherlands  5–0  Canada
Van Vroonhoven Goal 16'
Zweerts Goal 30'44'
Voigt Goal 34'36'
Report
Umpires:
Baynard Handley (GBR)
Lyle Thomson (GBR)
12 October 1964
14:15
Spain  3–0  Malaysia
Dualde Goal 24'
F. Amat Goal 32'54'
Report
Umpires:
M.C. McLaren (GBR)
Ahmad Abrar (PAK)

14 October 1964
10:00
Hong Kong  1–2  Canada
Kuldip Goal 57' Report Raphael Goal 38'
Chopping Goal 66'
Umpires:
S.M. Ayub (PAK)
Gurcharan Lall Chopra (KEN)
14 October 1964
10:00
United Team of Germany  1–0  Netherlands
Ehrlich Goal 55' Report
Umpires:
James McDowell (AUS)
John Balmer (GBR)
14 October 1964
11:40
Belgium  3–3  Malaysia
Miserque Goal 4'
Muschs Goal 56'
Ravinet Goal 64'
Report Koh Goal 32'
Chelliah Goal 40'53'
Umpires:
Lyle Thomson (GBR)
Baynard Handley (GBR)
14 October 1964
11:40
India  1–1  Spain
Mohinder Goal 55' Report Dualde Goal 37'
Umpires:
Hideo Ichikawa (JPN)
Takashi Matsunawa (JPN)

15 October 1964
10:00
Canada  0–3  Spain
Report Dualde Goal 39'
J. Amat Goal 59'
F. Amat Goal 66'
Umpires:
Gurcharan Lall Chopra (KEN)
Iqbal Hussain (PAK)
15 October 1964
10:00
Netherlands  4–0  Belgium
Zweerts Goal 27'63'69'
Terlingen Goal 54'
Report
Umpires:
John Balmer (GBR)
James McDowell (AUS)
15 October 1964
14:15
Malaysia  0–0  United Team of Germany
Report
Umpires:
Ahmad Abrar (PAK)
Hideo Ichikawa (JPN)
15 October 1964
14:15
Hong Kong  0–6  India
Report Pritiphal Goal 20'42'
Darshan Goal 39'50'
Harbinder Goal 40'46'
Umpires:
Kendrick Eaves (GBR)
T.C. Bedelis (AUS)

17 October 1964
10:00
Belgium  5–1  Canada
Van Beuren Goal 12'59'
Muschs Goal 36'44'55'
Report Warren Goal 16'
Umpires:
Hideo Ichikawa (JPN)
Takashi Matsunawa (JPN)
17 October 1964
10:00
India  3–1  Malaysia
Prithipal Goal 13'53'
Harbinder Goal 61'
Report Van Huizen Goal 68'
Umpires:
Baynard Handley (GBR)
Jan Nieulant Pelkman (GBR)
17 October 1964
11:40
Netherlands  7–0  Hong Kong
Coster van Voorhout Goal 17'
Spits Goal 21'
Zweerts Goal 26'65'
Voigt Goal 31'
Van Gooswilligen Goal 51'
Van T' Hooft Goal 63'
Report
Umpires:
Henry Douglas Kelly (NZL)
Kendrick Eaves (GBR)
17 October 1964
11:40
Spain  1–1  United Team of Germany
Dualde Goal 57' Report Ehrlich Goal 36'
Umpires:
M.C. McLaren (GBR)
James McDowell (AUS)

18 October 1964
10:00
Netherlands  2–0  Malaysia
Van T' Hooft Goal 48'
Van Vroonhoven Goal 53'
Report
Umpires:
John Balmer (GBR)
Takashi Matsunawa (JPN)
18 October 1964
10:00
Canada  0–3  India
Report Harbinder Goal 12'66'
Prithipal Goal 50'
Umpires:
Lyle Thomson (GBR)
Jan Nieulant Pelman (GBR)
18 October 1964
11:40
Spain  4–0  Hong Kong
Vidal Goal 1'
Colomer Goal 42'
Dualde Goal 57'
F. Amat Goal 68'
Report
Umpires:
Hideo Ichikawa (JPN)
M.C. McLaren (GBR)
18 October 1964
11:40
United Team of Germany  0–0  Belgium
Report
Umpires:
James McDowell (AUS)
T.C. Bedelis (AUS)

19 October 1964
10:00
United Team of Germany  1–1  Hong Kong
Freiberger Goal 69' Report Guterres Goal 12'
Umpires:
Ahmad Abrar (PAK)
Gurusewak Singh (IND)
19 October 1964
10:00
Malaysia  3–1  Canada
Manikam Goal 22'
Nonis Goal 57'
Rajaratnam Goal 61'
Report Young Goal 34'
Umpires:
T.C. Bedelis (AUS)
Gurcharan Lall Chopra (KEN)
19 October 1964
10:00
Belgium  0–3  Spain
Report F. Amat Goal 15'23'49'
Umpires:
Iqbal Hussain (PAK)
S.M. Ayub (PAK)
19 October 1964
14:15
India  2–1  Netherlands
Prithipal Goal 10'
Peter Goal 58'
Report Fiolet Goal 44'
Umpires:
Baynard Handley (GBR)
Kendrick Eaves (GBR)

Classification round

 
CrossoverFifth Place
 
      
 
21 October 1964
 
 
 Kenya (a.e.t.)3
 
22 October 1964
 
 Netherlands1
 
 Kenya0
 
21 October 1964
 
 United Team of Germany3
 
 United Team of Germany5
 
 
 Japan1
 

Crossover

21 October 1964
10:00
Kenya  3–1 (a.e.t.)  Netherlands
Eg. Fernandes Goal 38'
Mangat Goal 71'
L. Fernandes Goal 79'
Report Zweerts Goal 29'
Umpires:
Hideo Ichikawa (JPN)
Sundaram Mudaliar (IND)

21 October 1964
12:00
United Team of Germany  5–1  Japan
Freiberger Goal 18'30'
Westphal Goal 22'65'69'
Report Kihara Goal 13'
Umpires:
James McDowell (AUS)
J.J. Jameson (IND)

Fifth and sixth place

22 October 1964
13:55
Kenya  0–3  United Team of Germany
Report Lippert Goal 6'
Ehrlich Goal 41'57'
Umpires:
Rino Lelli (ITA)
James McDowell (AUS)

Medal round

 
Semi-finalsGold Medal Match
 
      
 
21 October 1964
 
 
 Pakistan3
 
22 October 1964
 
 Spain0
 
 Pakistan0
 
21 October 1964
 
 India1
 
 India3
 
 
 Australia1
 
Bronze Medal Match
 
 
22 October 1964
 
 
 Spain2
 
 
 Australia (a.e.t.)3

Semi-finals

21 October 1964
12:15
Pakistan  3–0  Spain
Dar Goal 16'40'
Zakauddin Goal 61'
Report
Umpires:
John Balmer (GBR)
Baynard Handley (GBR)

21 October 1964
13:55
India  3–1  Australia
Prithipal Goal 22'25'
Mohinder Goal 23'
Report Nilan Goal 11'
Umpires:
A. Fransois Lathouwers (NED)
Walter Schinner (GER)

Bronze Medal Match

23 October 1964
12:15
Spain  2–3 (a.e.t.)  Australia
Macaya Goal 37'37' Report Pearce Goal 16'81'
McWatters Goal 65'
Umpires:
L.A. Elgershuizen (NED)
J.J. Jameson (IND)

Gold Medal Match

23 October 1964
14:20
Pakistan  0–1  India
Report Mohinder Goal 40'
Umpires:
Walter Schinner (GER)
A. Fransois Lathouwers (NED)

Final rankings

As per statistical convention in field hockey, matches decided in regular time are counted as wins and losses, while matches decided by penalty shoot-outs are counted as draws.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1st place, gold medalist(s)  India 9 7 2 0 22 5 +17 16 Gold Medal
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Pakistan 8 7 0 1 20 4 +16 14 Silver Medal
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Australia 8 5 0 3 20 10 +10 10 Bronze Medal
4  Spain 9 4 3 2 18 9 +9 11 Fourth place
5  United Team of Germany 9 4 5 0 17 5 +12 13 Fifth place
6  Kenya 8 4 1 3 10 13 −3 9 Sixth place
7  Netherlands 8 4 1 3 21 7 +14 9 Eliminated in
crossovers
8  Japan (H) 7 3 0 4 7 11 −4 6
9  Malaysia 7 2 2 3 11 13 −2 6 Eliminated in
group stage
9  Great Britain 6 2 0 4 5 12 −7 4
11  Belgium 7 2 2 3 10 13 −3 6
11  Rhodesia 6 1 1 4 4 16 −12 3
13  New Zealand 6 1 0 5 6 10 −4 2
13  Canada 7 1 0 6 5 25 −20 2
15  Hong Kong 7 0 1 6 3 26 −23 1
Source: FIH
(H) Host

Goalscorers

There were 179 goals scored in 56 matches, for an average of 3.2 goals per match.

10 goals

8 goals

7 goals

6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

References

  1. ^ "Hockey at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 25 September 2019.
  2. ^ a b Regulations

Sources