Football At the 1996 Summer Olympics
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Football At the 1996 Summer Olympics

Football
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
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Football pictogram for the 1996 Summer Olympics
Event details
Games1996 Summer Olympics
Host countryUnited States
DatesJuly 20 - August 3
Venues5 (in 5 host cities)
Competitors388from 21 nations
Men's tournament
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Medalists
1 Gold Nigeria
2 Silver Argentina
3 Bronze Brazil
Women's tournament
Teams8 (from 4 confederations)
Medalists
1 Gold United States
2 Silver China PR
3 Bronze Norway
Editions
1992
2000

The football tournament at the 1996 Summer Olympics started on July 20 and finished on August 3. The women's competition was contested for the first time in Olympic history at these Games.

Medal winners

Men

Women

Match officials

FIFA named 16 referees and 16 assistant referees to be shared between the men's and women's tournaments.

External links


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