Goalball at the Summer Paralympics

Goalball tournaments have been staged at the Paralympic Games since 1976, after being demonstrated in 1972.

Goalball at the Summer Paralympics
Goalball pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Governing bodyIBSA
Events2 (men: 1; women: 1)
Games
Note: demonstration sport years indicated in italics

Men's goalball match of China (left) vs United States (right) at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Medal winnersEdit

MenEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1976 Toronto   Austria   West Germany   Denmark
1980 Arnhem   West Germany   United States   Netherlands
1984 New York City   United States   Egypt   Yugoslavia
1988 Seoul   Yugoslavia   United States   Egypt
1992 Barcelona   Italy   Finland   Egypt
1996 Atlanta   Finland   Canada   Spain
2000 Sydney   Denmark   Lithuania   Sweden
2004 Athens   Denmark   Sweden   United States
2008 Beijing   China   Lithuania   Sweden
2012 London   Finland   Brazil   Turkey
2016 Rio   Lithuania   United States   Brazil
2020 Tokyo   Brazil   China   Lithuania

WomenEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1984 New York City   United States   Canada   Denmark
1988 Seoul   Denmark   United States   Canada
1992 Barcelona   Finland   Denmark   Canada
1996 Atlanta   Germany   Finland   United States
2000 Sydney   Canada   Spain   Sweden
2004 Athens   Canada   United States   Japan
2008 Beijing   United States   China   Denmark
2012 London   Japan   China   Sweden
2016 Rio   Turkey   China   United States
2020 Tokyo   Turkey   United States   Japan

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States36413
2  Finland3205
3  Denmark3137
4  Canada2226
5  Germany2103
6  Turkey2013
7  China1405
8  Lithuania1214
9  Brazil1113
10  Japan1023
11  Yugoslavia1012
12  Austria1001
  Italy1001
14  Sweden0134
15  Egypt0123
16  Spain0112
17  Netherlands0011
Totals (17 nations)22222266

Participating nationsEdit

Tables of both men's and women's competitions of participating nations who took part in goalball including rank classifications during the tournament.

Key

- : denotes nation did not compete in that year.

X : denotes nation participated but didn't advance to the final rounds.

Q : denotes qualified for the next Paralympic Games.

MenEdit

Nation 1976 1980 1984 1988 1992 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016 2020 Years
  Algeria - - - - 12 - - - - 8 10 10 4
  Australia - X - 11 11 4 9 - - - - - 5
  Austria   X - - - - - - - - - - 2
  Belgium 4 X - - - - - - 10 7 - 6 5
  Brazil - - - - - - - - 11       4
  Bulgaria - - - 10 - - - - - - - - 1
  Canada X X - X X   10 4 5 10 8 - 10
  China - - - - - - - -   6 7   4
  Czech Republic - - - - - 12 - - - - - - 1
  Denmark   X X X - -     6 - - - 7
  Egypt - X       - - - - - - - 4
  Finland - X - 9     X 5 7   9 - 9
  Germany - - - - X 7 7 10 - - 6 9 6
  Great Britain - X - - - 10 12 - - 12 - - 4
  Greece - - - - - - - 12 - - - - 1
  Hungary - - - 4 10 8 8 7 - - - - 5
  Iran - - - X - - - - 9 5 - - 3
  Israel X X - 7 7 - - - - - 7 - 5
  Italy - - - 8   X - - - - - - 3
  Japan - - - - - - - - - - - 5 1
  Lithuania - - - - - -   9   4     6
  Netherlands -   - 12 - 9 - - - - - - 3
  Slovenia - - - - - X X 11 8 - - - 4
  South Korea - - - X - - - 8 - 11 - - 3
  Spain - - - - 9   4 6 12 - - - 5
  Sweden X - - - - -       9 4 - 6
  Turkey - - - - - - - - -   5 8 3
  Ukraine - - - - - - - - - - - 7 1
  Unified Team - - - - 8 - - - - - - - 1
  United States X       4 11 11   4 -   4 10
  West Germany     X X - - - - - - - - 4
  Yugoslavia - X     - - - - - - - - 3

WomenEdit

Nation 1984 1988 1992 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016 2020 Years
  Algeria - - - - - - - - 10 -[a 1] 1
  Australia - X X X X - - 9 9 8 7
  Brazil - - - - - X X 7 4 4 5
  Canada       -     X 5 6 9 9
  China - - - - - -       5 4
  Denmark       X - X   10 - - 7
  Egypt - - - - - - - - - 10 1
  Finland - -     4 4 - 4 - - 5
  Germany - X X   - X X - - - 4
  Great Britain - - - - X - - 6 - - 2
  Greece - - - - - X - - - - 1
  Israel - - - - - - - - 7 6 2
  Japan - - - - -   X   5   5
  Netherlands - 4 - - X X - - - - 3
  RPC - - - - - - - - - 7[a 2]
  South Korea - X - X X - - - - - 3
  Spain - - X 4   - - - - - 3
  Sweden - - 4 X   - 4   - - 5
  Turkey - - - - - - - -     2
  Ukraine - - - - - - - - 8 - 1
  United States     X   X     8     10
  1. ^ Algeria qualified but withdrew in April 2021, and Egypt was offered the slot.
  2. ^ Whilst the Russian women's team has qualified, it is required to compete as the Russia Paralympic Committee (RPC).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Results". International Paralympic Committee. 2008. Retrieved 4 November 2009.