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Fiji beat New Zealand 27-12 to win gold at the Olympics

Fiji beat New Zealand 27-12 to win gold at the Olympics

Fiji defeated New Zealand 27-12 to win the gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. As it happened Rio 2016They had to beat Great Britain in that final. The Beaumas 7s beat the British cast and won the bronze medal.

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The Island Actors defeated the Blacks 27-12 to become two-time champions in Tokyo, retaining the title they won in Rio 2016.

Fiji 27-12 New Zealand

The Pygmies were the first to win after a great joint play that ended in a handshake Meli Terenalki. Two minutes later Cyril McCall Was able to achieve the opposite inclination to maximize benefit.

The joy was quickly cut off as the New Zealanders stayed in the beginning where Fiji were strong, and in a better counter-attack they were able to come closer to the scoreboard thanks to the captain’s effort. Scott Curry.

Two minutes from the end of the first half, Fiji were able to take another attempt Giuda Vinicolo Lost him as a result. Despite that, New Zealand He did not pay attention at the right time, Zion Molia He loaded several blocks and escaped to close the first half 19-12.

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Already in the second phase, both teams had great defenses to prevent their opponents from beating them up to Fijian, Azeli Tuwaka, Leaked and managed to score on the last attempt of the match. In the final minutes Fiji retained the advantage they had gained and played away from their intent at all times.

The Island Cast was able to maintain the best title they received at Rio 2016. The gold medal was hung again, so it was in the championship twice. Improved what New Zealand did in the match in Brazil.

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Argentina beat Great Britain 17-12 to take the stage at the Olympics.