GUÍA DE HOCKEY PARA LONDRES 2012

En hockey olímpico compiten dos equipos con 11 jugadores en canchas de 100 x 60 yardas al aire libre. Cada país llevara un plantel de 18 jugadores para los partidos de hockey en Londres 2012, y para cada partido seleccionan 16 jugadores. Los 5 cambios de jugadores disponibles pueden darse en cualquier momento sin restricciones para entrada o salida.

No entraremos en detalle de las reglas del hockey, pero básicamente se juega al hockey de césped con palos de fibras/madera/acrílico y los goles solo se pueden anotar dentro del área del semicírculo del arco. Los partidos de hockey en Londres 2012 tendrán una duración de 70 minutos, en dos tiempos de 35, en canchas de césped sintético.

Para ambas competiciones de hockey de hombres y mujeres, 12 equipos serán divididos en series de 6, donde se enfrentan todos contra todos en la primer fase clasificatoria. Los primeros dos equipos de cada serie clasifican a las semifinales, y posteriormente los ganadores a las finales.

La siguiente tabla muestra las fechas de las competiciones de Hockey en Londres 2012:

VENUE DATE SESSION TIME M/W SESSION DESCRIPTION
Hockey Centre 29 July 2012 08:30 – 12:15 W Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 29 July 2012 13:45 – 17:30 W Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 29 July 2012 19:00 – 22:45 W Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 30 July 2012 08:30 – 12:15 M Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 30 July 2012 13:45 – 17:30 M Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 30 July 2012 19:00 – 22:45 M Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 31 July 2012 08:30 – 12:15 W Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 31 July 2012 13:45 – 17:30 W Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 31 July 2012 19:00 – 22:45 W Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 01 August 2012 08:30 – 12:15 M Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 01 August 2012 13:45 – 17:30 M Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 01 August 2012 19:00 – 22:45 M Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 02 August 2012 08:30 – 12:15 W Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 02 August 2012 13:45 – 17:30 W Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 02 August 2012 19:00 – 22:45 W Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 03 August 2012 08:30 – 12:15 M Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 03 August 2012 13:45 – 17:30 M Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 03 August 2012 19:00 – 22:45 M Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 04 August 2012 08:30 – 12:15 W Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 04 August 2012 13:45 – 17:30 W Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 04 August 2012 19:00 – 22:45 W Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 05 August 2012 08:30 – 12:15 M Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 05 August 2012 13:45 – 17:30 M Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 05 August 2012 19:00 – 22:45 M Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 06 August 2012 08:30 – 12:15 W Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 06 August 2012 13:45 – 17:30 W Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 06 August 2012 19:00 – 22:45 W Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 07 August 2012 08:30 – 12:15 M Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 07 August 2012 13:45 – 17:30 M Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 07 August 2012 19:00 – 22:45 M Preliminaries (2 matches)
Hockey Centre 08 August 2012 08:30 – 13:30 W Classifications (7th-8th & 9th-10th places)
Hockey Centre 08 August 2012 15:30 – 17:30 W Semi-final
Hockey Centre 08 August 2012 20:00 – 22:00 W Semi-final
Hockey Centre 09 August 2012 08:30 – 13:30 M Classifications (7th-8th & 9th-10th places)
Hockey Centre 09 August 2012 15:30 – 17:30 M Semi-final
Hockey Centre 09 August 2012 20:00 – 22:00 M Semi-final
Hockey Centre 10 August 2012 08:30 – 13:30 W Classifications (5th-6th & 11th-12th places)
Hockey Centre 10 August 2012 15:30 – 17:30 W Bronze medal match
Hockey Centre 10 August 2012 20:00 – 22:30 W Gold medal match, victory ceremony
Hockey Centre 11 August 2012 08:30 – 13:30 M Classifications (5th-6th & 11th-12th places)
Hockey Centre 11 August 2012 15:30 – 17:30 M Bronze medal match
Hockey Centre 11 August 2012 20:00 – 22:30 M Gold medal match, victory ceremony

M Men’s event
W Women’s event
M / W Mixed event (eg Mixed Doubles in Tennis)
M & W Session containing men’s and women’s events