Tokyo 2021 Paralympics: Wheelchair Rugby Schedule & Fixture

Since 1996 in Paralympics, the wheelchair rugby competition first appeared. It became an official medal-awarding sport in 2000 and has been competed at every Summer Paralympics since then. Only one event, mixed team, is held.

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Last season at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, Australia won the gold medal; where the United States got the silver medal and Japan won the bronze medal on that. Though, United States won times champions in wheelchair rugby at Summer Paralympics before. But last two seasons, Australia beat and hold their champion’s title.

You already knew that the 2020 Paralympics was postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They will keep the 2020 name and be held from 24 August to 5 September 2021.

Tokyo 2021 Paralympics: Wheelchair Rugby Qualified Teams

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In this wheelchair rugby sport, there are eight (08) teams will play from two groups at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

Group AGroup B
Japan (Host)United States
AustraliaNew Zealand
DenmarkCanada
FranceGreat Britain

Tokyo 2021 Paralympics: Wheelchair Rugby Schedule & Fixture

The Paralympics wheelchair rugby competition will be started from 25th August to 29th August 2021 at Yoyogi National Stadium. The very first match will happen between the United States vs New Zealand from group B on 25th August 2021 at Yoyogi National Stadium. At the same time, from group A, Australia will play against Denmark.

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Full Paralympics Wheelchair Rugby Schedule & Fixture

Here is the full Tokyo 2020 Paralympics wheelchair rugby competition’s schedule, fixture and calendar.

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Note: Japan Standard Time (JST)

Date and Time: Wed 25 Aug. 11:30 – 15:45

  • Mixed – Pool Phase Group B, United States vs New Zealand
  • Mixed – Pool Phase Group A, Australia vs Denmark

Date and Time: Wed 25 Aug. 17:30 – 21:45

  • Mixed – Pool Phase Group B, Great Britain vs Canada
  • Mixed – Pool Phase Group A, Japan vs France

Date and Time: Thu 26 Aug. 11:30 – 15:45

  • Mixed – Pool Phase Group B, Canada vs United States
  • Mixed – Pool Phase Group A, Japan vs Denmark

Date and Time: Thu 26 Aug. 17:30 – 21:45

  • Mixed – Pool Phase Group A, France vs Australia
  • Mixed – Pool Phase Group B, Great Britain vs New Zealand

Date and Time: Fri 27 Aug. 11:30 – 15:45

  • Mixed – Pool Phase Group A, Denmark vs France
  • Mixed – Pool Phase Group A, Australia vs Japan

Date and Time: Fri 27 Aug. 17:30 – 21:45

  • Mixed – Pool Phase Group B, United States vs Great Britain
  • Mixed – Pool Phase Group B, New Zealand vs Canada

Date and Time: Sat 28 Aug. 11:30 – 16:00

  • Mixed – 7th-8th classification
  • Mixed – Semifinal

Date and Time: Sat 28 Aug. 17:30 – 21:45

  • Mixed – Semifinal
  • Mixed – 5th-6th classification

Date and Time: Sun 29 Aug. 14:00 – 16:00

  • Mixed – Bronze Medal

Date and Time: Sun 29 Aug. 18:00 – 20:15

  • Mixed – Gold Medal
  • Mixed – Victory Ceremony

Medal Table of Wheelchair Rugby at Paralympics

RankTeamGoldSilverBronze
1United States312
2Australia220
3New Zealand102
4Canada031
5Japan001