20 Jul 2009

Argentina women retain Champions Trophy hockey tournament

7:44 am on 20 July 2009

The top woman's player in the world Luciana Aymar converted the game-winning penalty stroke to help Argentina retain hockey's Champions Trophy after a 4-3 victory in a penalty shootout over Australia in Sydney.

The two sides finished nil-all after regulation and extra time before Australia missed two shots.

The Netherlands won the bronze medal after beating Germany 5-2, all the goals coming in the first half.