Argentina fell to Great Britain in men’s hockey
July 30, 2012
The Argentine team of male hockey was defeated 4-1 by Britain in its Olympic Games debut. The locals are the fourth in the world ranking.
The goals of the British were scored by Barry Middleton, twice, Daniel Fox and Richard Smith, while Pedro Ibarra scored for Argentina.
Argentina: Juan Manuel Vivaldi, Pedro Ibarra, Gonzalo Peillat, Manuel Brunet and Juan Martin Lopez, Matias Vila (C), Lucas Rey and Lucas Cammareri; Agustin Mazzilli, Facundo Callioni and Lucas Vila. DT: Pablo Lombi.
Also played: Luke Rossi, Matias Paredes, Santiago and Ignacio Bergner Montelli.
Britain: James Fair, Alastair Wilson, Ian Lewers and Richard Richard Smith, Glenn Kirkham, Ashley Jackson, Ben Hawes and Nicholas Catlin, Robert Moore, Barry Middleton (C), James Tindall.
Also played: Matt Daly, Jonathan Clarke, Daniel Fox, Iain Mackay and Harry Martin. Coach: Bobby Crutchley.