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
Events 1 (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]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Brazil 4 0 0 4
2  Argentina 0 1 2 3
3  Iran 0 1 0 1
 China 0 1 0 1
 France 0 1 0 1
5  Spain 0 0 2 2
Total 4 4 4 12

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.