20 Jun 2014

Sport: Fiji sevens team to compete at Youth Olympics

11:05 am on 20 June 2014

Fiji are one of six men's teams confirmed to participate in the Rugby Sevens competitions at the Youth Olympic Games in China in August.

Nanjing will be the first time that Rugby Sevens has appeared on the Olympic programme and 144 players will participate across the six men's and six women's teams.

The teams were confirmed by the IRB following a qualification process based on rankings from last year's Rugby World Cup Sevens and selection by the respective National Olympic Committees.

Fiji will be up against Japan, France, Argentina, Kenya, and the USA in the sevens event, from August 17-20th.