Football 5-a-side at the Summer Paralympics

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Football 5-a-side at the Summer Paralympics
Football 5-a-side pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Events1 (men)
Games

Football 5-a-side has been contested at the Summer Paralympics since 2004. The competition has consisted of a single event, men's team; women have never competed.[1] Football 5-a-side is an adaptation of football for athletes with visual impairments including blindness. The sport, governed by the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA), is played with modified FIFA rules.

Medalists[edit]

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score 4th place
2004
Details
Greece
Athens
 Brazil 0 – 0
a.e.t.
 Argentina  Spain 2 – 0  Greece
3 – 2 on penalty shootout
2008
Details
China
Beijing
 Brazil 2 – 1  China  Argentina 1 – 1
a.e.t.
 Spain
1 – 0 on penalty shootout
2012
Details
United Kingdom
London
 Brazil 2 – 0  France  Spain 0 – 0
a.e.t.
 Argentina
1 – 0 on penalty shootout
2016
Details
Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
 Brazil 1 – 0  Iran  Argentina 0 – 0
a.e.t.
 China
1 – 0 on penalty shootout
2020
Details
Japan
Tokyo


Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Brazil4004
2 Argentina0123
3 China0101
 France0101
 Iran0101
6 Spain0022
Totals (6 nations)44412

Participating nations[edit]

- : denotes nation that did not take part that year.

X : denotes nation that did not advance into the final rounds.

Nation 2004 2008 2012 2016 Years
 Argentina 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 4 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 4
 Brazil 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, gold medalist(s) 4
 China - 2nd, silver medalist(s) 5 5 3
 France 6 - 2nd, silver medalist(s) - 2
 Great Britain - 5 7 - 2
 Greece 4 - - - 1
 Iran - - 6 2nd, silver medalist(s) 2
 Mexico - - - 7 1
 Morocco - - - 8 1
 South Korea 5 6 - - 2
 Spain 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 4 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 4
 Turkey - - 8 5 2

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Results by Sport". International Paralympic Committee. 2008. Archived from the original on 2007-10-08. Retrieved 2008-10-16.