January 28, 2022

News Collective

Complete New Zealand News World

A process that paid off with gold medals in New Zealand and Tokyo 2020

A process that paid off with gold medals in New Zealand and Tokyo 2020

New Zealand wins gold at 2020 Tokyo Olympics And culminated in a cycle that began after the frustration of losing the final Rio 2016 In view Australia.

For the New Zealand girls in these five years it was a long process with mixed emotions. D.After stumbling (17-24) against Australia in the Rio 2016 final With the win over France in the Tokyo 2020 final, it was the starting point for the best-selling route.

New Zealand topped the standings Women world tours in 2017, 2019 and 2020. In turn, from Rio 2016 to the present, Of the 22 stages in which the Black Ferns 7s competed, 16 levels remained, 2020, winning all tournaments except Glandale. At the same time, Between April 2018 and April 2019, the New Zealand players lost 38 games in a row.

Already established in Tokyo 2020, the Alan Bunting-led team made a smooth journey to the semifinals. With previous victories Kenya (29-7), Great Britain (26-21) and the Russian Olympic Committee (33-0), New Zealand saw their faces again The Russian players defeated him 36-0 in the quarterfinals.

The story in the semifinals will be different. Before the sharpest Fijian actors, the Olympic champions had to redouble their efforts and in the limited time of extra time, they thanked the finalists.I try de Gayle Proton (22 and 17).

What happened in the final against France is already known history. The 26 to 12 victory marked a perfect cycle for the New Zealand girls as they completed the four-year process of not only getting the revenge they were looking for in Tokyo 2020, but also winning their first gold medal in rugby. Your country in Olympic history.

See also  Tsunami warning issued for New Zealand and Australia