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Hockey at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games

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Host City: Antwerpen, Belgium
Date Started: September 1, 1920
Date Finished: September 5, 1920
Events: 1

Participants: 51 (51 men and 0 women) from 4 countries
Youngest Participant: BEL René Strauwen (19 years, 111 days)
Oldest Participant: DEN Hans Jørgen Hansen (40 years, 331 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 40 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): 3 countries with 1 medal

Overview

Hockey had been held at the 1908 Olympics but was not contested in 1912 at Stockholm. It returned to the Olympic Program in 1920. It was not held at the 1924 Olympics but has been a constant Olympic sport since 1928. The 1920 hockey tournament was held at the [Olympisch Stadion], the main Olympic Stadium in Antwerpen. Little else is known about the event, with only four nations competing in a round-robin tournament, and Great Britain winning the tournament easily.

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Hockey GBR Great Britain DEN Denmark BEL Belgium