Wheelchair rugby at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

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Wheelchair rugby
at the XV Paralympic Games
Wheelchair Rugby, Rio 2016.png
Venue Rio Olympic Arena
Dates 14–18 September 2016
Competitors 96 (8 teams)
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Wheelchair rugby at the 2016 Summer Paralympics will be held in theRio Olympic Arena, also known as the Arena Carioca , from 14 September to 18 September 2016.[1] There is a single event, for which both genders are eligible,[2] where 8 teams compete.[1]

Qualification[edit]

Teams receive an allocation in the following order, and under the following processes:

  • A National Paralympic Committee (NPC) may enter one team. The host country directly qualifies, as long as it has a rank on the IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Ranking List, [1] closing 1 May 2016.
  • The top ranked NPC (not otherwise qualified) at the 2014 World Championships directly qualifies, subject to the eligibility requirement.
  • The highest ranked NPC (not otherwise qualified) from the Wheelchair Rugby competition at the 2015 Parapan American Games directly qualifies.
  • The two (2) highest ranked NPCs (not otherwise qualified) from the 2015 IWRF European Division A Championship directly qualify.
  • The highest ranked NPC (not otherwise qualified) from the 2015 IWRF Asia-Oceania Championship directly qualifies.

If any of the Zonal Championships are not held, then the next highest ranked NPC from that Zone (not otherwise qualified) on the IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Ranking List closing 1 May 2016 qualifies

  • The two (2) highest ranked NPCs from the designated IWRF Paralympic Qualification Tournament qualify. If the Qualification Tournament is not held then the two (2) highest ranked NPCs (not otherwise qualified) on the IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Ranking List closing 1 May 2016 qualify. In the event, the competition was held, with France and United States qualifying.
Qualified Means of qualification Date Venue Berths
 Brazil Host country 2 October 2009 DenmarkCopenhagen 1
 Australia 2014 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championships 21–26 September 2014 Denmark Odense[3] 1
 Canada 2015 Parapan American Games 8-14 August 2015 Canada Toronto[4] 1
 Great Britain
 Sweden
2015 IWRF European Division A Championship 13–20 September 2015 Finland Nastola[4] 2
 Japan 2015 IWRF Asia-Oceania Championship 29 October–
1 November 2015
Japan Chiba[4] 1
 France
 United States
IWRF Wheelchair Rugby Olympic Qualifier 21 April 2016 France Paris 2

Tournament[edit]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  United States 3 3 0 0 165 142 +23 6 Semi-finals
2  Japan 3 2 0 1 163 155 +8 4
3  Sweden 3 1 0 2 145 151 −6 2 Classification matches
4  France 3 0 0 3 141 166 −25 0
Source: Rio2016
14 September 2016
12:45
v
United States  51–42 France
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Jean Choiniere, Liam Costello
14 September 2016
16:00
v
Japan  50–46 Sweden
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Mitch Carr, Darren Roberts
15 September 2016
10:30
v
Sweden  44–54 United States
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Alexander Schriener, Lukasz Symczak
15 September 2016
16:00
v
Japan  57–52 France
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Brian Ward, Pierre-Alexandre Briere
16 September 2016
10:30
v
France  47–55 Sweden
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Mitch Carr, Jean Choiniere
16 September 2016
16:00
v
United States  57–56 Japan
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Pierre-Alexandre Briere, Lukasz Symczak

Group B[edit]

Pos Team

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Australia 3 3 0 0 188 158 +30 6 Semi-finals
2  Canada 3 2 0 1 174 160 +14 4
3  Great Britain 3 1 0 2 152 135 +17 2 Classification matches
4  Brazil (H) 3 0 0 3 125 186 −61 0
Source: Rio2016
(H) Host.
14 September 2016
10:30
v
Australia  53–51 Great Britain
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Pierre-Alexandre Briere, Alexander Shriener
14 September 2016
19:15
v
Canada  62–48 Brazil
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Lukasz Szymczak, Brian Ward
15 September 2016
12:45
v
Great Britain  49–50 Canada
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Liam Costello, Mitch Carr
15 September 2016
19:15
v
Australia  72–45 Brazil
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Darren Roberts, Jean Choiniere
16 September 2016
12:45
v
Brazil  32–52 Great Britain
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Alexander Schriener, Liam Costello
16 September 2016
19:15
v
Canada  62–63 Australia
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Darren Roberts, Brian Ward

Knockout Stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
17 September
  United States  60
  Canada  55
18 September
  Australia  59
  United States  58
Third place
17 September 18 September
  Australia  63   Japan  52
  Japan  57   Canada  50

Classification Round[edit]

Seventh place Match[edit]

17 September 2016
10:30
v
Brazil  54–59 France
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Perre-Alexandre Briere, Brian Ward

Fifth place Match[edit]

17 September 2016
19:15
v
Great Britain  56–42 Sweden
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Lukasz Symczak

Medal round[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

17 September 2016
12:45
v
United States  60–55 Canada
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Alexander Schriener, Liam Costello
17 September 2016
16:00
v
Australia  63–57 Japan
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Jean Choiniere, Mitch Carr

Bronze Medal Match[edit]

18 September 2016
09:00
v
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Japan  52–50 Canada
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Darren Roberts, Liam Costello

Gold Medal Match[edit]

18 September 2016
12:30
v
1st, gold medalist(s) Australia  59–58 2nd, silver medalist(s) United States
Report
Carioca Arena 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Pierre-Alexandre Briere, Alexander Schreiner

References

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