Football at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament

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1996 Women's Olympic Football Tournament
Olympic rings without rims.svg
Tournament details
Host countryUnited States
DatesJuly 21 – August 1
Teams8 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions United States (1st title)
Runners-up China PR
Third place Norway
Fourth place Brazil
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored53 (3.31 per match)
Attendance691,762 (43,235 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Pretinha
Norway Ann Kristin Aarønes
Norway Linda Medalen
(4 goals each)
Fair play award United States
2000

1996 Football at the Summer Olympics was held in the United States from July 21 to August 1.

Results[change | change source]

Group stage[change | change source]

Group E[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 China PR 3 2 1 0 7 1 +6 7
 United States 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 7
 Sweden 3 1 0 2 4 5 -1 3
 Denmark 3 0 0 3 2 11 -9 0

Group F[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Norway 3 2 1 0 9 4 +5 7
 Brazil 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 5
 Germany 3 1 1 1 6 6 0 4
 Japan 3 0 0 3 2 9 -7 0

Knockout stage[change | change source]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
July 28 – Athens, Georgia
 
 
 China PR3
 
August 1 – Athens
 
 Brazil2
 
 China PR1
 
July 28 – Athens, Georgia
 
 United States2
 
 Norway1
 
 
 United States (AET)2
 
Third place
 
 
August 1 – Athens
 
 
 Brazil0
 
 
 Norway2

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