It won’t be another day for Los Pumas 7s since they managed to stay with him bronze after beating Great Britain 17-12. After many celebrations on the court, some players and the coach spoke with the broadcast and left their feelings.
Gaston Revol He was one of the first to speak and showed his happiness: “I just got a very big gift. Yesterday I remembered Rio and the difficult times we went through. I had the ability to feel that everything was going through something and that I did not have to be on the court. I had to accept fate trusting that the results will come, I have immense happiness. “
Santiago Alvarez, team captain, made it clear about what the Argentine team plays: “We do not compete to win, but because of what they are not like Gastón (Revol) who took the red from him, Matías Osadczuk who injured his knee or the seven who stayed in Argentina. Do not I can describe how I feel now, we went through very bad things but the union was fundamental and the best. “
Ignacio Mendy, author of the try that put Argentina on the podium, spoke of his conquest: “I didn’t know what to do, whether to keep running or support, I don’t remember anything. There is a lot of work behind this and I dreamed of this every day when I went to sleep.“
Lastly, the head coach, Santiago Gomez CoraHe was also very excited about this victory: “I feel blessed not only to fulfill a dream but to do what I like. It is not easy to be here, there is a lot of work, a lot of suffering, a lot of defeats, I haven’t slept for three days and this doesn’t end here because tomorrow we have to think about what is coming. “
Finally, Franco Sábato, who was with the campus in TokyoBut not in the Olympic Village he was very happy: “What happened to me was very hard, eating and living only here in Tokyo. Not being able to be with the group on a daily basis, living those moments with everyone. But I know it proved it was worth it when it was all over and being cuddled together. What the guys did was awesome. “