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04 Feb 2004
Olympic News

Athens International Hockey Tournament

The Athens International Hockey Tournament, which is taking place between 4 and 8 February 2004, is an invitational tournament, with teams being invited to compete by the Athens 2004 Organising Committee. Four men’s and four women’s teams will participate.

First event at the Hockey Centre
This will be the first event held at the Helliniko Olympic Hockey Centre, and it promises to be an outstanding hockey tournament with some of the best teams in the world coming to Athens as part of their preparation for the 2004 Games.

From 14 to 27 August 2004
During the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, the hockey competitions will be held over 14 days, from 14 to 27 August. A total of 352 athletes (12 men’s teams and 10 women’s teams) will take part in the 2004 Olympic competitions.

11 players
A hockey game is played between two teams of 11 players. A game is divided into two 35-minute periods, with a 10-minute interval in between.

Learn more on Hockey
Official website of the International Hockey Federation
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