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Holland win women's Champions Trophy

November 16, 2004 14:33 IST

The Netherlands extracted revenge for their Olympic defeat, beating Germany 2-0 to win the gold medal in the BDO women's Champions Trophy hockey tournament in Rosario on Sunday.

The Dutch, who lost to the Germans 1-2 in the final at Athens, scored once in each half to claim their first Champions Trophy title since 2000 and third overall.

Kim Lammers and Naomi van As accounted for the goals.

The teams had drawn 1-1 in the league stage earlier.

In the bronze medal playoff, Argentina defeated Australia 3-2, courtesy three penalty-corner goals.

New Zealand failed to make it to next year's Champions Trophy in Canberra after losing to China 0-3 in the fifth place play-off.

Final standings

1. Netherlands
2. Germany
3. Argentina
4. Australia
5. China
6. New Zealand