Updated FIH World Rankings Released

July 02, 2019, 11:14 a.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - July 2, 2019 - Following the conclusion of the FIH Series Finals and FIH Pro League, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) revealed the updated FIH World Rankings. The update affects both the U.S. Men's and Women's National Teams that participated in one of the major competitions, as well as the overall FIH World Rankings that contain more nations with an official FIH ranking than at any point since the introduction of the rankings system in 2003.

On the men's side Australia reclaimed the No. 1 world ranking after winning the men's FIH Pro League in a 3-2 battle against defending world champion Belgium. After a fourth place finish in the FIH Series Finals in Bhubaneswar, India, the U.S. Men's National Team jumped up one position and now sit at No. 24. Pan American neighbor Mexico had the biggest position change in the men's rankings after moving from No. 39 to No. 32.

The women's side saw The Netherlands retain their No. 1 world ranking after winning the women's FIH Pro League after a thrilling 4-3 shootout victory over Australia. The Hockeyroos subsequently moved up one spot to No. 2 after their loss in the finals and an exciting shootout victory of their own in the FIH Pro League semifinal against Argentina. The U.S. Women's National Team, who finished last in the inaugural event, dropped down one spot to No. 13. Belgium had the largest position change on the women's side moving from No. 13 to No. 9. Canada moved the second most and now rests at No. 18.

The next rankings update will take place on September 8, 2019 following the completion of the Continental Championships.

To see the updated FIH World Rankings can be downloaded in PDF format using the links below.

Men | Women 

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