Kōrero: Olympic and Commonwealth games

New Zealand Women’s Sevens team, Rio, 2016

New Zealand Women’s Sevens team, Rio, 2016

The women’s rugby sevens team perform an emotional haka after missing out on a gold medal in their Olympic final against Australia. At stake was the first Olympic rugby gold to be awarded in 92 years and the first for rugby sevens. A final score of 24-17 saw the New Zealand team, who were also the youngest team in competition, taking home the silver medal.

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Reference: 160808
by John Cowpland

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Joseph Romanos, 'Olympic and Commonwealth games - The early 21st century at the Olympics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/46819/new-zealand-womens-sevens-team-rio-2016 (accessed 30 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Joseph Romanos, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, reviewed & revised 16 Sep 2016