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China and Australia win youth Olympic gold at Hockey 5s

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China and Australia have won gold in the Hockey 5s competition at the youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

In the men’s final Australia defeated Canada on a shootout after a 3-3 draw in the five-a-side competition.

The women’s gold medal match also went to a shootout after a thrilling 5-5 draw between the hosts and the Netherlands.

Men’s standings

1. Australia (gold medal)
2. Canada (silver medal)
3. Spain (bronze medal)
4. South Africa
5. Pakistan
6. New Zealand
7. Zambia
8. Mexico
9. Germany
10. Bangladesh

Women’s standings

1. China
2. Netherlands
3. Argentina
4. Japan
5. New Zealand
6. Uruguay
7. Germany
8. South Africa
9. Zambia
10. Fiji

 

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