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Football 5-a-side at the Summer Paralympics

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.

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

MedalistsEdit

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


Medal tableEdit

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

Participating nationsEdit

- : 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     4   4
  Brazil         4
  China -   5 5 3
  France 6 -   - 2
  Great Britain - 5 7 - 2
  Greece 4 - - - 1
  Iran - - 6   2
  Mexico - - - 7 1
  Morocco - - - 8 1
  South Korea 5 6 - - 2
  Spain   4   6 4
  Turkey - - 8 5 2

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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