London 2012 Team Sport Qualifications Complete

All countries competing at the Paralympics are now known for: Football 5-a-Side, Football 7-a-Side, Goalball, Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Rugby and Sitting Volleyball. 23 Mar 2012
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When Great Britain accepted a slot in the London 2012 Paralympic Games men's Sitting Volleyball competition on Friday (23 March), it completed the team sport qualifications for the Games.


The Paralympics will run from 29 August - 9 September in London, and the countries competing in the team sports are as follows:


Football 5-a-Side

Brazil, China, France, Spain, Great Britain, Argentina, Iran, Turkey.


Football 7-a-Side

Ukraine, Brazil, Iran, Great Britain, Russia, the Netherlands, Argentina, USA.



Men: Finland, Turkey, Belgium, Canada, Lithuania, China, Iran, Sweden, Algeria, Brazil, Great Britain, Korea.

Women: Canada, USA, Sweden, China, Finland, Great Britain, Denmark, Australia, Japan, Brazil.


Wheelchair Basketball

Men: South Africa, Great Britain, Germany, Spain, Poland, Turkey, Italy, Japan, Australia, Canada, USA, Colombia.

Women: Germany, the Netherlands, Great Britain, France, Australia, China, USA, Canada, Brazil, Mexico.


Wheelchair Rugby

Belgium, Sweden, France, Great Britain, Canada, USA, Australia, Japan.


Sitting Volleyball

Men: Iran, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, Great Britain, Russia, Brazil, Rwanda, Germany, Morocco, China.

Women: China, USA, Ukraine, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Brazil, Japan.

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