Olympics 2012

SA jump in hockey rankings

2012-08-14 10:40
Marsha Marescia (File)

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Cape Town - The South African women's hockey side have risen to 10th in the latest FIH world rankings following the completion of the 2012 London Olympics.

Captained by Marsha Marescia, the team finished 10th in London, after losing their 9th/10th playoff match 2-1 in extra-time to Japan.

The team entered the Olympics as the 12th-ranked side in the world.

The Netherlands, who won the gold medal in London, entrenched their position at the top of the standings.

The South African men's side, who endured a torrid time in London, remain 12th in the standings, despite winning their 11th/12th playoff match 3-2 against India.

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