Photo Credit: Olympics

By Zane Miller

On Friday, September 29th, 2000, Australia defeated Argentina 3-1 in the gold medal game to win the sixth gold medal in women’s Olympic field hockey history. It was the third (and, as of this writing, most recent) gold medal for Australia in women’s field hockey. Argentina took the silver medal, as Netherlands took bronze by defeating Spain 2-0 in the bronze medal game. The tournament was held in the Australia with Sydney as the host city.

Nikki Hudson of Australia scored the most goals in the tournament with six. Each team played four games during the preliminary round of the tournament.

2000 Final Standings

1. Australia

2. Argentina

3. Netherlands

4. Spain

5. China

6. New Zealand

7. Germany

8. Great Britain

9. South Korea

10. South Africa

Game Results

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