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The 1981 Women's Hockey World Cup, held in Buenos AiresArgentina, was the fourth edition of the tournamentWest Germany won its second world title after defeating the Netherlands on penalty strokes. The host nation, Argentina finished sixth.

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 [hide*1 Results

Results[edit]Edit

Pool A[edit]Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
West Germany 5 5 0 0 18 2 16 10
Soviet Union 5 3 0 2 16 4 12 6
Argentina 5 3 0 2 12 9 3 6
Japan 1 2 0 3 9 13 −4 4
France 5 1 0 4 7 18 −11 2
Mexico 5 1 0 4 4 19 −15 1
     Qualified for semifinals
27 March 1981
Soviet Union 5 – 0  France

27 March 1981
West Germany 2 – 0  Mexico

27 March 1981
Japan 3 – 2  Argentina

28 March 1981
Soviet Union 5 – 0  Japan

28 March 1981
West Germany 5 – 1  France

28 March 1981
Argentina 6 – 1  Mexico

29 March 1981
West Germany 4 – 1  Japan

29 March 1981
France 4 – 1  Mexico

29 March 1981
Argentina 2 – 0  Soviet Union

31 March 1981
West Germany 2 – 0  Soviet Union

31 March 1981
Mexico 2 – 1  Japan

31 March 1981
Argentina 2 – 0  France

1 April 1981
Japan 5 – 2  France

1 April 1981
Soviet Union 6 – 0  Mexico

1 April 1981
West Germany 5 – 0  Argentina

Pool B[edit]Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Netherlands 5 5 0 0 20 0 20 10
Australia 5 4 0 1 15 3 12 8
Canada 5 3 0 2 8 10 −2 6
Belgium 5 2 0 3 5 12 −7 4
Spain 5 0 1 4 0 10 −10 1
Austria 5 0 1 4 2 15 −13 1
     Qualified for semifinals
27 March 1981
Netherlands 7 – 0  Belgium

27 March 1981
Australia 6 – 0  Austria

27 March 1981
Canada 3 – 2  Spain

28 March 1981
Spain 0 – 0  Austria

28 March 1981
Netherlands 2 – 0  Australia

28 March 1981
Canada 2 – 1  Belgium

29 March 1981
Belgium 3 – 1  Austria

29 March 1981
Netherlands 4 – 0  Canada

29 March 1981
Australia 3 – 0  Spain

31 March 1981
Australia 4 – 1  Canada

31 March 1981
Netherlands 4 – 0  Austria

31 March 1981
Belgium 1 – 0  Spain

1 April 1981
Netherlands 3 – 0  Spain

1 April 1981
Canada 2 – 1  Austria

1 April 1981
Australia 2 – 0  Belgium

Fifth to twelfth place classification[edit]Edit

Ninth to twelfth qualifiers[edit]Edit

3 April 1981
France 1 – 0  Austria

3 April 1981
Spain 2 – 0  Mexico

Eleventh and twelfth place[edit]Edit

5 April 1981
Mexico 1 – 0  Austria

Ninth and tenth place[edit]Edit

5 April 1981
France 1 – 0  Spain

Fifth to eighth qualifiers[edit]Edit

3 April 1981
Canada 3 – 1  Japan

3 April 1981
Argentina 3 – 1  Belgium

Seventh and eighth place[edit]Edit

5 April 1981
Japan 1 – 1 (AET)

4 – 2 (PSO)

 Belgium

Fifth and sixth place[edit]Edit

5 April 1981
Canada 3 – 0  Argentina

First to fourth place classification[edit]Edit

Semi-finals Final
3 April
 West Germany  2
Australia  1
5 April
 West Germany  1 (3)
Netherlands  1 (1)
Third place
3 April 5 April
 Netherlands  7 Australia  1
Soviet Union  3  Soviet Union  5

Semi-finals[edit]Edit

3 April 1981
West Germany 2 – 1  Australia

3 April 1981
Netherlands 7 – 3  Soviet Union

Third and fourth place[edit]Edit

5 April 1981
Soviet Union 5 – 1  Australia

Final[edit]Edit

5 April 1981
West Germany 1 – 1 (AET)

3 – 1 (PSO)

 Netherlands

 1981 Women's Hockey World Cup Winner 

West Germany Second title

Statistics[edit]Edit

Final ranking[edit]Edit

  1.  West Germany
  2.  Netherlands
  3.  Soviet Union
  4.  Australia
  5.  Canada
  6.  Argentina
  1.  Japan
  2.  Belgium
  3.  France
  4.  Spain
  5.  Mexico
  6.  Austria
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