Amputee Football World Cup

The Amputee Football World Cup, or Amputee Football World Championships (from 1984 to 2003) is a world championship in amputee football.[1][2][3]

Amputee Football World Cup
StatusActive
Genresports event
Frequency4 years
Inaugurated1984
Organised byWorld Amputee Football Federation

History

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It is organized by the World Amputee Football Federation (WAFF).[4] It was first held in Seattle, USA, in 1984.[5] The current champion is Turkey who beat Angola in the 2022 final.[6]

Results

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Source:[7]

Number Year Host city Teams Gold Silver Bronze 4th Place
1 1984   Seattle
2 1987   Seattle   El Salvador
3 1988   Seattle   England   El Salvador   United States
4 1989   Seattle   England   Brazil   Russia
5 1991   Tashkent   Russia   England   Uzbekistan
6 1998   Manchester   Russia   Uzbekistan   Brazil
7 2000   Seattle   Brazil   Russia   Ukraine
8 2001   Rio de Janeiro   Brazil   Russia   England
9 2002   Sochi   Russia   Brazil   Uzbekistan
10 2003   Tashkent 4   Russia   Ukraine   Brazil   Uzbekistan
11 2005   Rio de Janeiro 6   Brazil   Russia   England   Ukraine
12 2007   Antalya 10   Uzbekistan   Russia   Turkey
13 2010   Crespo   Uzbekistan   Argentina   Turkey   Russia
14 2012   Kaliningrad 12   Uzbekistan   Russia   Turkey   Argentina
15 2014   Culiacán 23   Russia   Angola   Turkey   Poland
16 2018   Guadalajara   Angola   Turkey   Brazil   Mexico
17 2022   Istanbul 24   Turkey   Angola   Uzbekistan   Haiti
18 2026   San José

Medals

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RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia55111
2  Brazil3238
3  Uzbekistan3137
4  England2125
5  Angola1203
6  Turkey1146
7  El Salvador1102
8  Ukraine0112
9  Argentina0101
10  United States0011
Totals (10 entries)16151546

See also

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References

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  1. ^ "Home". worldamputeefootball.org.
  2. ^ "Turkey to host 2022 Amputee Football World Cup". Daily Sabah. 21 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Africa at the 2022 Amputee World Cup | DW | 23.12.2021". Deutsche Welle.
  4. ^ "Ghana Paralympic Committee officially appeals Ghana's expulsion from Amputee World Cup in Turkey". 2 May 2022.
  5. ^ "World Amputee Football Federation".
  6. ^ "Türkiye wins its first ever Amputee Football World Cup". 9 October 2022.
  7. ^ "World Amputee Football Federation - History of the Game".
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