Olympic Games Women's Football Rio 2016 Qualified Countries  
  Country  Qualified from  Best Medal Performance  
    Brazil Host Nation Silver Medal (2004, 2008)  
    Sweden UEFA - Europe 4th (2004)  
    France UEFA - Europe 4th (2012)  
    Germany UEFA - Europe Bronze Medal (2000, 2004, 2008)  
    South Africa CAF - AFRICA None  
    Zimbabwe CAF - AFRICA None  
    Colombia CONMEBOL - South America None  
    New Zealand OFC - Oceania None  
    Australia AFC - Asia None  
    China AFC - Asia Silver Medal (1996)  
    United States CONCACAF - N & C America Gold (1996, 2004, 2008, 2012)  
    Canada CONCACAF - N & C America Bronze Medal (2012)  
  Draw for the three groups of 4 teams took place on 14th April 2016