Fiji and a great undefeated road to gold at Tokyo 2020


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Fiji and a great undefeated road to gold at Tokyo 2020

One of the serious candidates to win the gold medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics it was Fiji and this selected one managed to do it after having passed to New Zealand in the final by 27-12.

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The island cast defeated those in black by 27-12 and became two-time champion in Tokyo, maintaining the title obtained in Rio 2016.

The Fijian cast had the enormous privilege of playing the opening match against the locals, Japan and managed to overcome it by 24-19. In the second match of the group stage he beat Canada by 28-14.

On the second day of competition and for the last match of the group stage, he beat Great Britain con a forceful 33-7. For the quarterfinals they saw the faces with Australia and beat him 19-0.

In the semifinals, he ran into Argentina, who came with the spirits through the roof after beating South Africa. The game was very close, Fiji He managed to hit the key moments of the game and won the match 26-14, securing a medal.

In the final match, he crossed paths with another powerhouse not only in this modality but also in 15-minute rugby: New Zealand. The match was very even where Fiji started very well scoring two very fast tries.

Then the All blacks they were able to organize themselves on the field of play and got into the game at the end of the first half. Already in the second, Fiji is He folded very well and scoring only one try and one penalty, they were able to secure the result at 27-12.

With this consecration, the Fijians were able to keep the gold medal, as in Rio 2016, where he marked the return of the sport to the Olympic Games after being excluded in Paris in 1924.

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The Argentine team defeated Great Britain 17-12 and took the podium at the Olympic Games.


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