OLYMPIC

CHAMPIONS

We take a trip down memory

lane and recall the past

winners of the Women’s

Olympic Football Tournament.  


Atlanta 1996

The top 8 sides in the world took part in the inaugural edition, when Tiffeny Milbrett was the heroine as USA took gold..



PODIUM

🥇 USA

🥈 China PR

🥉 Norway


Sydney 2000

A golden goal from Dagny Mellgren secured Norway the title after a dramatic showdown with USA that ebbed and flowed from start to finish.

PODIUM

🥇Norway

🥈USA

🥉Germany



Athens 2004

Several members of the USA’s 1999 World Cup winning side, including Mia Hamm and Brandi Chastain, bowed out of international football with an Olympic gold thanks to an Abby Wambach strike in extra time.


PODIUM

🥇 USA

🥈 Brazil

🥉 Germany

Beijing 2008

In a repeat of the final four years earlier, USA once again prevailed against Brazil. A solitary Carli Lloyd strike separated the teams as the Stars and Stripes claimed their third gold.

PODIUM

🥇 USA

🥈 Brazil

🥉 Germany


PODIUM

🥇USA

🥈Japan

🥉Canada

London 2012

80.203 fans filled Wembley Stadium to witness an Olympic final in which Carli Lloyd once again grabbed the headlines, this time with a brace against Japan.

Rio 2016

After taking bronze on three previous occasions, Germany finally got their hands on the gold in the wonderful setting of the Maracana against a combative Sweden side. 


PODIUM

🥇Germany

🥈Sweden

🥉Canada

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