Rugby sevens: 11 teams down, one to go for 2016 Olympics

For the first time, rugby sevens will be contested at the Olympic Games.  Here are some previously unpublished photos from the 2015 Hong Kong Sevens men’s event, and a look at some of the teams who have either qualified or are still seeking to do so.

 

 

 

 

June 20, 2016 update: Spain became the twelfth and final team to qualify for the 2016 Olympic sevens event after winning the repechage tournament in Monaco, defeating Samoa in the final, 22-19.

Photos: 2015 Hong Kong Sevens
all photos by Christiaan Hart / Meniscus Magazine