Less and less is missing for what will be the Tokyo Olympics. This event was planned for 2020, but as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was decided to postpone it until this year.
As it happened in Rio de Janeiro 2016, rugby once again has a fundamental part of the Games. It will be played again in the sevens format and all the participating countries are already there.
On the male side, they managed to qualify: New Zealand, Fiji, South Africa, United States, Japan, Argentina, Australia, Canada, Great Britain, Kenya and Korea. What’s more, Ireland was added at the last minute, as a result of having won the playoff in Monaco in the final against France.
While on the female side they managed to get into the Olympic event: New Zealand, Australia, Canada, United States, Japan, Brazil, China, Fiji, and Kenya. So much Russia What France They entered the Olympic Games for the playoffs played in the principality.
It should be remembered that lThose who obtained the medals at the Games in Brazil were: Fiji (Gold), Great Britain (Silver) and South Africa (Bronze), on mens; Y Australia (Gold), New Zealand (Silver) and Canada (Bronze), on women,