Results of the previous Paralympic Games

Blind football has been a Paralympic sport since 2004 and the Summer Games in Athens.

Here are the results of the previous editions of blind football paralympics from the most recent to the oldest :

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games logo

The eight teams in competition were as follows :

  • Brazil
  • Iran
  • Turkey
  • Morocco
  • Argentina
  • China
  • Spain
  • Mexico

The semi-finals pitted Brazil against China and Argentina against Iran.

In the final, Brazil defeated Iran by a score of 1-0.
The third place match will be marked by Argentina‘s penalty shootout victory over China (0-0; 1-0 pso).

Here isthe final ranking of the 2016 edition of the Paralympic Games :

  • Gold medal : Brazil
  • Silver medal : Iran
  • Bronze medal : Argentina
  • 4th place : China
  • 5th place : Turkey
  • 6th place : Spain
  • 7th place : Mexico
  • 8th place : Morocco

London 2012 Paralympic Games

London 2012 Paralympic Games logo

The eight teams in competiton were as follows :

  • Spain
  • Argentina
  • Iran
  • Great-Britain
  • Brazil
  • France
  • China
  • Turkey

The semi-finals pitted France against Spain and Brazil against Argentina.

In the final, Brazil defeated France by a score of 2-0.
The third-place match was won by Spain on penalties shootout against Argentina (0-0; 1-0 pso).

Here is the final ranking of the 2012 edition of the Paralympic Games :

  • Gold medal : Brazsil
  • Silver medal : France
  • Bronze medal : Spain
  • 4th place : Argentina
  • 5th place : Iran
  • 6th place : China
  • 7th place : Great-Britain
  • 8th place : Turkey

Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games

Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games logo

Six teams were in competition :

  • China
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Spain
  • Great-Britain
  • Korea

No semi-finals in this edition. At the end of the preliminary round, the first two participants will play each other in a final and then the participants ranked 3 and 4 will play the bronze medal match.

In the final, Brazil defeated China by a score of 2-1.
The third place match will be marked by Argentina’s penalty shootout victory over Spain (1-1; 1-0 pso).

Here is the final ranking of the 2008 edition of the Paralympic Games:

  • Gold medal : Brazil
  • Silver medal : China
  • Bronze medal : Argentina
  • 4th place : Spain
  • 5th : Great-Britain
  • 6th : Korea

Athens 2004 Paralympic Games

Athens 2004 Paralympic Games logo

Six teams were in competition :

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Spain
  • Greece
  • France
  • Korea

No semi-finals in this edition. At the end of the preliminary round, the first two participants will play each other in a final and then the participants ranked 3 and 4 will play the bronze medal match.

In the final, Brazil defeated Argentina after a penalty shootout : 0-0 ; 3-2 pso.
The match of the third place will be marked by the victory of Spain against Greece with the score of 2-0.

Here is the final ranking of the 2004 edition of the Paralympic Games :

  • Gold medal : Brazil
  • Silver medal : Argentina
  • Bronze medal : Spain
  • 4th place : Greece
  • 5th place : France
  • 6th place : Korea
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