Ireland, France and Russia conquer final rugby sevens venues for Tokyo Olympic Games

Ireland, France and Russia conquer final rugby sevens venues for Tokyo Olympic Games

It ends this Sunday (20) World Pre-Olympic Rugby Sevens, Played at Louis II Stadium in Monaco from Friday. The competition distributed the last three places in the sport for the Tokyo Olympic Games Ireland, No Masculine, And France e Russian Olympic Committee, No Feminine.

There was only one slot in the men’s bracket. After winning their semi-finals without losing in the group stage, France and Ireland They confronted each other in the decision. Best for the winning Irish 28 A 19 Stamped your passport to the Olympic Games.

There were among the women Two places in dispute, North, Central, and Caribbean efforts because direct locations are not distributed. Defeated in the men’s final, The France Overcoming, the woman took the position Hong Kong 51-0 in the semifinals. Other vacancies Russian Olympic Committee, Who won Kazakhstan por 38 a 0.

With this, all three teams will join the other 21 teams already guaranteed in the Olympic tournament. O Brazil She had decided to compete in the men’s pre-Olympics. However, the Brazilian Rugby Confederation announced in May that the country would withdraw due to the XV Rugby World Cup qualifying approach.

In the female, the The Brazilian team has already been selected for the Olympic Games. Yaros won the direct seat after winning the South American Pre-Olympic Championships in June 2019 in Lima, Peru.

Check out the countries ranked in the Rugby Sevens for the Tokyo Games:

Male: Japan, Fiji, United States, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Canada, Great Britain, Australia, Kenya, South Korea, Ireland;

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Female: Japan, New Zealand, Canada, United States, Australia, Brazil, Great Britain, Kenya, Fiji, China, France and Russia.

Photo: Reproduction / World Rugby

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