Wheelchair rugby at the 2016 Summer Paralympics
at the XV Paralympic Games
|Venue||Rio Olympic Arena|
|Dates||14–18 September 2016|
|Competitors||96 (8 teams)|
Wheelchair rugby at the 2016 Summer Paralympics will be held in the Rio Olympic Arena, also known as the Arena Carioca, from 14 September to 18 September 2016. There is a single event, for which both genders are eligible, where 8 teams compete.
Teams receive an allocation in the following order, and under the following processes:
- A National Paralympic Committee (NPC) may enter one team. The host country directly qualifies, as long as it has a rank on the IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Ranking List,  closing 1 May 2016.
- The top ranked NPC (not otherwise qualified) at the 2014 World Championships directly qualifies, subject to the eligibility requirement.
- The highest ranked NPC (not otherwise qualified) from the Wheelchair Rugby competition at the 2015 Parapan American Games directly qualifies.
- The two (2) highest ranked NPCs (not otherwise qualified) from the 2015 IWRF European Division A Championship directly qualify.
- The highest ranked NPC (not otherwise qualified) from the 2015 IWRF Asia-Oceania Championship directly qualifies.
If any of the Zonal Championships are not held, then the next highest ranked NPC from that Zone (not otherwise qualified) on the IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Ranking List closing 1 May 2016 qualifies
- The two (2) highest ranked NPCs from the designated IWRF Paralympic Qualification Tournament qualify. If the Qualification Tournament is not held then the two (2) highest ranked NPCs (not otherwise qualified) on the IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Ranking List closing 1 May 2016 qualify. In the event, the competition was held, with France and United States qualifying.
|Qualified||Means of qualification||Date||Venue||Berths|
|Brazil||Host country||2 October 2009||Copenhagen||1|
|Australia||2014 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championships||21–26 September 2014||Odense||1|
|Canada||2015 Parapan American Games||8-14 August 2015||Toronto||1|
| Great Britain
|2015 IWRF European Division A Championship||13–20 September 2015||Nastola||2|
|Japan||2015 IWRF Asia-Oceania Championship||29 October–
1 November 2015
|IWRF Wheelchair Rugby Olympic Qualifier||21 April 2016||Paris||2|
|3||Sweden||3||1||0||2||145||151||−6||2||Fifth place Match|
|4||France||3||0||0||3||141||166||−25||0||Seventh place Match|
|3||Great Britain||3||1||0||2||152||135||+17||2||Fifth place Match|
|4||Brazil (H)||3||0||0||3||125||186||−61||0||Seventh place Match|
|Semifinals||Gold Medal Match|
Seventh place Match
Fifth place Match
Bronze Medal Match
Gold Medal Match
- "Rio Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Schedule - 2016" (PDF). International Wheelchair Rugby Federation. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
- "Wheelchair Rugby - Official website". Rio 2016. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
- "2014 WWRC". Official website of the IPC. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
- "Wheelchair Rugby". Toronto 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games. Retrieved 14 September 2016.