The Pumas 7s, go from the disappointment in Rio 2016 to the feat in Tokyo 2020


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The Pumas 7s, go from the disappointment in Rio 2016 to the feat in Tokyo 2020

The Pumas 7s they accomplished a feat rarely seen in rugby. The Argentine national team got into the semifinals of the Olympic Games after playing most of the game with one less player and defeating South Africa 19-14. Thus, Argentina recovered from what happened in those Olympics. of Rio 2016.

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In the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games, the Argentine national team beat the BlitzBoks in a duel for the heart attack and continues in the dream for a medal.

Rio 2016 was pure illusion for Los Pumas 7s. The Argentine team finished second in the group behind Fiji and ahead of the United States and Brazil. Thus he prepared to play the quarterfinals against Great Britain, the first classified in Group C.

In the quarterfinals the blow was hard. After a game for the heart attack, in extra time, the Argentine team had a chance to win the game, but the British took it 5-0.

Tokyo 2020 became pure history for Los Pumas 7s. After overcoming a tough group defeating Australia and South Korea and falling to New Zealand, Argentina qualified for the quarterfinals to face one of the best in the world, South Africa.

The expulsion of Gastón Revol 2 minutes into the game seemed to end the Argentine illusion. But that’s where self-love and Puma claw came out. With two tries by Moneta and one by Álvarez Fourcade, the national team reached the semifinals, defeating the BlitzBoks 19-14.

The team led by Santiago Gómez Cora achieved a spectacular feat at the Olympic Games and a memory that will remain in everyone’s retina. Although, the dream is not finished yet and he is going for a medal.

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The Pumas Seven defeated South Africa 19-14 in an unforgettable match and will face Fiji in the semifinals.

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The Pumas Seven defeated South Africa 19-14 in an unforgettable match and will face Fiji in the semifinals.

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The Pumas Seven defeated South Africa 19-14 in an unforgettable match and will face Fiji in the semifinals.


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