Fiji 33-7 Team GB: Dominant defending Olympic champions run in FIVE tries in final group game

Fiji 33-7 Team GB: Dominant defending Olympic champions run in FIVE tries in final group game


Fiji 33-7 Team GB: Dominant defending Olympic champions run in FIVE tries in final Group B game with each side already certified for quarter-finals in Tokyo having reached final at Games 5 years in the past in Rio

Defending Olympic rugby sevens champions Fiji delivered a shocking show to make sure Team GB‘s Tokyo Olympics group stage ended in a crushing 33-7 defeat. 

Fiji wasted no time in imposing their game in the repeat of the final at 2016 Olympics in Rio, scoring their first strive inside two minutes by Asaeli Tuivuaka.

GB had been then handed one other wake-up name when Sireli Maqala doubled Fiji’s lead after bursting by the center of the opposition defence, with the do that time transformed handy the defending champions at 12-0 lead.

Fiji delivered a stunning display to ensure Team GB's Tokyo Olympics group stage ended in defeat

Fiji delivered a shocking show to make sure Team GB’s Tokyo Olympics group stage ended in defeat

The defending champions scored their first try inside two minutes through Asaeli Tuivuaka

The defending champions scored their first strive inside two minutes by Asaeli Tuivuaka

Fiji then additional demonstrated the tempo and energy inside their lineup as they ended the primary half with one other rating from Jiuta Wainiqolo, who handed off Dan Norton earlier than racing over the whitewash after a dash from the midway line. 

Team GB struggled at the start of the second half and Tuivuaka ultimately took benefit of a unfastened ball to attain below the posts unopposed in one other transformed rating.

Ben Harris received Team GB on the scoreboard by scoring a strive of his personal however it could be the defending champions who ended with a flourish, as Aminiasi Tuimaba accomplished the beating.

Sireli Maqala doubled Fiji's lead after bursting through the middle of the Team GB defence

Sireli Maqala doubled Fiji’s lead after bursting by the center of the Team GB defence

Jiuta Wainiqolo, who handed off Dan Norton before racing over the whitewash for a third score

Jiuta Wainiqolo, who handed off Dan Norton earlier than racing over the whitewash for a 3rd rating

Both sides had already certified for the quarter-finals, which happen in a while Tuesday.

Team GB beat Canada 24-0 earlier than claiming a 34-0 victory towards Japan, who had been additionally crushed by Fiji 24-19 earlier than the defending champions beat Canada 28-14.

Fiji had been completely dominant nevertheless towards Team GB 5 years on from their 43-7 triumph to assert the nation’s first ever gold medal on the Deodoro Stadium in Rio. 

Ben Harris got Team GB on the scoreboard by scoring a try of his own in the second half

Ben Harris received Team GB on the scoreboard by scoring a strive of his personal in the second half

But Tuivuaka and Aminiasi Tuimaba (above) scored either side of him to complete the thrashing

But Tuivuaka and Aminiasi Tuimaba (above) scored both facet of him to finish the beating

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