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Netherlands women team beat Australia to bag record seventh title at Hockey WC

London, June 15 (ANI): Hockey World Cup hosts Netherlands have bagged a record seventh women’s title as they beat Australia 2-0 to win the tournament at the Hague.

Australia were unable to respond as Kim Lammers slapped in her own deflected shot to double the lead after the Dutch went ahead through a Maartje Paumen penalty.

Meanwhile, defending champions Argentina beat the United States 2-1 to bag bronze, thanks to Luciana Aymar, who scored twice for the team.

Meanwhile, in the men’s event, England will face Argentina for Bronze on Sunday and defending champions Australia will face Netherlands for gold, the report added. (ANI)