Field hockey
at the 1964 Summer Olympics
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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
Don Martin

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 field hockey ball 11' Report
Umpires:
A. Fransois Lathouwers (NED)
L.A. Elgershuizen (NED)
11 October 1964
14:15
Great Britain  0–7  Australia
Report Piper field hockey ball 4'
McWatters field hockey ball 12'18'31'37'
Evans field hockey ball 23'
Pearce field hockey ball 56'
Umpires:
Walter Schinner (GER)
Karl Trapper (GER)

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

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

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

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

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

19 October 1964
11:40
Japan  0–1  Great Britain
Report Cutter field hockey ball 61'
Umpires:
J.J. Jameson (IND)
Sundaram Mudaliar (IND)
19 October 1964
11:40
Australia  1–2  Pakistan
Nilan field hockey ball 13' Report Hussain field hockey ball 25'
Asad field hockey ball 46'
Umpires:
Walter Schinner (GER)
Karl Trapper (GER)
19 October 1964
11:40
New Zealand  1–2  Rhodesia
Patterson field hockey ball 61' Report Koch field hockey ball 67'
Tomlinson field hockey ball 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 field hockey ball 32' Report Terlingen field hockey ball 60'
Umpires:
John Balmer (GBR)
Kendrick Eaves (GBR)
11 October 1964
11:40
Malaysia  4–1  Hong Kong
Doraisamy field hockey ball 17'
Koh field hockey ball 19'
Kandiah field hockey ball 24'56'
Report Monteiro field hockey ball 40'
Umpires:
Jan Nieulant Pelkman (GBR)
Takashi Matsunawa (JPN)
11 October 1964
11:40
Canada  1–5  United Team of Germany
Young field hockey ball 4' Report Westphal field hockey ball 31'47'
Ehrlich field hockey ball 39'58'
Freiberger field hockey ball 64'
Umpires:
Gurcharan Lall Chopra (KEN)
Rino Lelli (ITA)
11 October 1964
14:15
India  2–0  Belgium
Prithipal field hockey ball 61'
Kaushik field hockey ball 67'
Report
Umpires:
T.C. Bedelis (AUS)
James McDowell (AUS)

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

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

15 October 1964
10:00
Canada  0–3  Spain
Report Dualde field hockey ball 39'
J. Amat field hockey ball 59'
F. Amat field hockey ball 66'
Umpires:
Gurcharan Lall Chopra (KEN)
Iqbal Hussain (PAK)
15 October 1964
10:00
Netherlands  4–0  Belgium
Zweerts field hockey ball 27'63'69'
Terlingen field hockey ball 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 field hockey ball 20'42'
Darshan field hockey ball 39'50'
Harbinder field hockey ball 40'46'
Umpires:
Kendrick Eaves (GBR)
T.C. Bedelis (AUS)

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

18 October 1964
10:00
Netherlands  2–0  Malaysia
Van T' Hooft field hockey ball 48'
Van Vroonhoven field hockey ball 53'
Report
Umpires:
John Balmer (GBR)
Takashi Matsunawa (JPN)
18 October 1964
10:00
Canada  0–3  India
Report Harbinder field hockey ball 12'66'
Prithipal field hockey ball 50'
Umpires:
Lyle Thomson (GBR)
Jan Nieulant Pelman (GBR)
18 October 1964
11:40
Spain  4–0  Hong Kong
Vidal field hockey ball 1'
Colomer field hockey ball 42'
Dualde field hockey ball 57'
F. Amat field hockey ball 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 field hockey ball 69' Report Guterres field hockey ball 12'
Umpires:
Ahmad Abrar (PAK)
Gurusewak Singh (IND)
19 October 1964
10:00
Malaysia  3–1  Canada
Manikam field hockey ball 22'
Nonis field hockey ball 57'
Rajaratnam field hockey ball 61'
Report Young field hockey ball 34'
Umpires:
T.C. Bedelis (AUS)
Gurcharan Lall Chopra (KEN)
19 October 1964
10:00
Belgium  0–3  Spain
Report F. Amat field hockey ball 15'23'49'
Umpires:
Iqbal Hussain (PAK)
S.M. Ayub (PAK)
19 October 1964
14:15
India  2–1  Netherlands
Prithipal field hockey ball 10'
Peter field hockey ball 58'
Report Fiolet field hockey ball 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 field hockey ball 38'
Mangat field hockey ball 71'
L. Fernandes field hockey ball 79'
Report Zweerts field hockey ball 29'
Umpires:
Hideo Ichikawa (JPN)
Sundaram Mudaliar (IND)

21 October 1964
12:00
United Team of Germany  5–1  Japan
Freiberger field hockey ball 18'30'
Westphal field hockey ball 22'65'69'
Report Kihara field hockey ball 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 field hockey ball 6'
Ehrlich field hockey ball 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 field hockey ball 16'40'
Zakauddin field hockey ball 61'
Report
Umpires:
John Balmer (GBR)
Baynard Handley (GBR)

21 October 1964
13:55
India  3–1  Australia
Prithipal field hockey ball 22'25'
Mohinder field hockey ball 23'
Report Nilan field hockey ball 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 field hockey ball 37'37' Report Pearce field hockey ball 16'81'
McWatters field hockey ball 65'
Umpires:
L.A. Elgershuizen (NED)
J.J. Jameson (IND)

Gold Medal Match

23 October 1964
14:20
Pakistan  0–1  India
Report Mohinder field hockey ball 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