POOLS ANNOUNCED FOR MENS SEVENS OLYMPIC QUALIFIER TOURNAMENT
Organized by Rugby Europe, French Federation of Rugby and the French Regional Ligue Occitanie Rugby, the Men Qualifying Tournament for the 2020 Olympic Games will take place on July 13th and 14th at the Michel Bendichou Stadium in Colomiers, France.
At the end of the competition, the winner will be awarded its ticket for Tokyo, the teams ranked 2nd and 3rd will participate in the World Repechage tournament organized by World Rugby.
The 12 teams who will compete to clinch their place, are coming from the pre qualifying tournaments organized by Rugby Europe during the last few weeks:
- 9 countries from the Rugby Europe Sevens Grands Prix in Moscow: France, Ireland, England, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Russia, Georgia
- 2 countries from the Rugby Europe Sevens Trophies Series (Zagreb and Zenica): Lithuania and Ukraine
- The winner of the Rugby Europe Sevens Conference (Belgrade): Hungary
The teams are divided into 3 pools according to their respective ranking following the pre qualifying tournaments.
The pools are as follow:
You can find the schedule of matches on https://www.rugbyeurope.eu/competitions/2019-men-7s-olympic-qualifier
All matches will be livestreamed on rugbyeurope.TV and by several broadcasters.
Media accreditations: https://ligueoccitanie.ffr.fr/tournoi-qualificatif-olympique/accreditations
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Christophe BASTIE Sébastien FAYE