China women's national rugby sevens team

The Chinese women's national sevens rugby union team were the 2014 Asian women's sevens champions.[1] They qualified for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens after finishing the 2017 Asia Rugby Women's Sevens Series in second place, they placed 12th overall at the World Cup.[2] China qualified for the 2020 Olympics at the 2019 Asia Rugby Women's Sevens Olympic Qualifying Tournament.[3]

China
UnionChinese Rugby Football Association
Coach(es)Hong Jun Zheng
Hui Xu (Assistant Coach)
World Cup Sevens
Appearances3 (First in 2009)
Best result9th (2009)

Tournament historyEdit

Rugby World Cup SevensEdit

Rugby World Cup Sevens
Year Round Position Pld W L D
  2009 Bowl Winners 9th 6 4 2 0
  2013 Bowl Semifinalists 11th 5 1 4 0
  2018 Challenge Trophy Semifinalists 12th 4 1 3 0
Total 0 Titles 3/3 15 6 9 0

Summer OlympicsEdit

Olympic Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
  2016 Did Not Qualify
  2020 7th place match 7th 6 2 4 0
Total 0 Titles 1/2 6 2 4 0

Asian GamesEdit

Asian Games
Year Round Position Pld W L D
  2010 Final   6 5 1 0
  2014 Final   6 6 0 0
  2018 Final   6 5 1 0
Total 1 Title 3/3 18 16 2 0

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

China's roster of 13 athletes to the 2020 Olympics is as follows.[4]

Head coach: Euan Mackintosh

Previous squadsEdit

● Yao Jiyan ● Sun Tingting ● Zhao Wenqing ● Yu Xiaoming ● Chen Ming ● Zhou Jiaxin ● Liu Yang ● Chen Keyi ● Guan Qishi ● Sun Shichao ● Zhao Xinqi ● Yang Min

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "News". Scrum Queens. Retrieved 2021-03-20.
  2. ^ "Chinese women's team "achieves goals" at 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens - Xinhua | English.news.cn". www.xinhuanet.com. 2018-07-22. Archived from the original on 2018-07-22. Retrieved 2021-10-25.
  3. ^ "China women qualify for Tokyo 2020". World Rugby. November 10, 2019. Archived from the original on 2019-11-11. Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  4. ^ "Women's Sevens Squads for Tokyo 2020 from Asia". Asia Rugby. 15 July 2021.
  5. ^ China's women's squad list 2014 China Women's Sevens Archived 2014-04-16 at the Wayback Machine