Tokyo Olympics: Nice Britain end fourth after Fiji sevens defeat
|Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8|
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Nice Britain’s ladies’s sevens aspect fell simply in need of a medal for the second Olympics in a row as a quick, robust Fiji squeezed out a 21-12 win of their bronze-medal match.
Fiji’s Alowesi Nakoci scored two first-half tries, with Reapi Ulunisau including a breakaway rating after the break.
Megan Jones scored twice in reply, however finally a formidable Fiji proved too good.
Nice Britain misplaced to Canada on the similar stage of the Rio 2016 event.
Nice Britain’s males’s aspect additionally completed fourth of their Tokyo marketing campaign.
Each males’s and girls’s sides misplaced their funding in August. Though a short-term take care of the Nationwide Lottery was agreed in December, their preparations have been badly disrupted via a sequence of Covid lockdowns.
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