By Zane Miller
On Sunday, September 5th, 1920, Great Britain defeated Denmark by two points in the standings to win the second gold medal in Olympic men’s field hockey history. It was the first gold medal for Great Britain in Olympic men’s field hockey. Denmark took the silver medal with four points in the standings, claiming their first silver medal in Olympic men’s field hockey. Belgium defeated France by two points in the standings, grabbing their first bronze medal in Olympic men’s field hockey.
The tournament was held in Belgium, with Antwerp as the host city. Stanley Shoveller of Great Britain led the tournament in goals scored with nine.
1920 Final Standings
1. Great Britain (3-0, 1.000) (Gold)
2. Denmark (2-1, .667) (Silver)
3. Belgium (1-2, .333) (Bronze)
4. France (0-3, .000)
Link to stats database: https://www.olympedia.org/results/35511
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