Liane Tooth

1962 -

Liane Tooth was the first women’s hockey player to participate in four Olympics, representing Australia from 1984-1996. Tooth played in two gold medal teams, in 1988 and 1996, with the team placing fourth in 1984 and fifth in 1992. A defender, Tooth was an exciting player for the Hockeyroos as they emerged as one of the best Australian teams competing on the international stage. She was honoured for her contribution to sport when chosen to be one of the eight flag bearers of the Olympic flag during the Opening Ceremony of Sydney 2000.

Olympic Results

Atlanta 1996 - Summer Olympic Games

Hockey - Women
Preliminaries - Match 02 - AUS V ESP HT: 1-0, Goals: Andrews 32', Powell 54', Hawkes 65', Annan 69' ESP 4-0 Win
Preliminaries - Match 07 - AUS V ARG HT: 3-0, Goals: Farrell 9', Powell K 25', Annan 34' 49' 50', Roche 61', Powell L 63' ARG 7-1 Win
Preliminaries - Match 09 - AUS V GER HT: 1-0, Goals: Roche 25' GER 1-0 Win
Preliminaries - Match 15 - AUS V KOR HT: 2-0, Goals: Annan 32', Morris 35', Powell K 70' KOR 3-3 Draw
Preliminaries - Match 18 - AUS V GBR HT: 1-0, Goals: Andrews 29' GBR 1-0 Win
Preliminaries - Match 22 - AUS V USA HT: 4-0, Goals: Morris 3', Powell K 9', Powell L 17', Starre 24' USA 4-0 Win
Preliminaries - Match 28 - AUS V NED HT: 0-0, Goals: Morris 45', Roche 60', Andrews 63', Annan 68' NED 4-0 Win
Final HT: 1-1, Goals: Annan 17', Annan 44', Powell K 63' KOR 3-1 Win  
Final Placing 1 / 8

Barcelona 1992 - Summer Olympic Games

Hockey - Women
Preliminaries Group A - AUS V CAN HT: 0-0, Goals: Tooth, Haslam CAN 2-0 Win
Preliminaries Group A - AUS V GER HT: 0-0 GER 0-1 Loss
Preliminaries Group A - ESP V AUS HT: 1-0 ESP 1-0 Loss
Classification 5-8 HT: 3-0, Goals: Hager, Pereira 3, Hawkes NZL 5-1 Win
Classification 5-6 HT: 0-0, Goals: Annan, Powell L NED 2-0 Win
Final Placing 5 / 8

Seoul 1988 - Summer Olympic Games

Hockey - Women
Preliminaries Group B - Match 03 - AUS V FRG HT: 0-0, Goals: Bowman FGR 1-0 Win
Preliminaries Group B - Match 02 - AUS V CAN HT: 0-1, Goals: Bowman CAN 1-1 Draw
Preliminaries Group B - Match 06 - AUS V KOR HT: 4-3, Goals: Clement, Bowman, Pereira 3 KOR 5-5 Draw
Semi Final HT: 1-1, Goals: Tooth, Patmore 2 HOL 2-3 Win
Gold Medal Match HT: 0-0, Goals: Bowman, Capes L KOR 2-0 Win  
Final Placing 1 / 8

Los Angeles 1984 - Summer Olympic Games

Hockey - Women
Preliminary Pool - Match 02 - AUS V FRG HT: 0-2, Goals: Pisani, Buchanan FRG 2-2 Draw
Preliminary Pool - Match 04 - AUS V NZL HT: 2-0, Goals: Buchanan, Sunderland, Heberle NZL 3-0 Win
Preliminary Pool - Match 09 - CAN V AUS HT: 1-1, Goals: Watkins CAN 2-1 Loss
Preliminary Pool - Match 12 - AUS V USA HT: 2-1, Goals: Sunderland, Herberle 2 USA 3-1 Win
Preliminary Pool - Match 15 - HOL V AUS HT: 0-0, HOL 2-0 Loss
Final Placing 4 / 6