Rugby sevens at the 2013 World Games

2013 World Games
Rugby Sevens
Host Colombia Cali
Dates August 1–2, 2013
Teams 8
Podium
Gold medal blank.svg Champions  South Africa
Silver medal blank.svg Runners-up  Argentina
Bronze medal blank.svg Third place  Canada
 Fourth place  France

Rugby sevens at the 2013 World Games was held from August 1 to August 2. Eight teams competed in the rugby sevens tournament held at the Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero in Cali as part of the ninth World Games. South Africa won the gold medal, defeating silver medalists Argentina in the final by 33–24. Canada took the bronze medal, defeating France 33–21 in the play-off for third place. This was the last appearance of rugby sevens at the World Games due to the sport's inclusion in the Olympics.[1][2]

TeamsEdit

8 teams competed in this tournament:

 

Team rosters [3]
  Argentina   Brazil   Canada
  Colombia   France   Hong Kong
  South Africa   Uruguay

PoolsEdit

Pool AEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/-
  South Africa 3 3 0 0 93 24 +69
  Canada 3 2 0 1 91 31 +60
  Hong Kong 3 1 0 2 57 62 -5
  Colombia 3 0 0 3 0 124 -124

1 September 2013
12:30
South Africa   43 – 0   Colombia

1 September 2013
12:55
Canada   31 – 12   Hong Kong

Pool BEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/-
  Argentina 3 3 0 0 85 35 +50
  France 3 2 0 1 54 57 -3
  Brazil 3 1 0 2 29 55 -26
  Uruguay 3 0 0 3 50 71 -21

Knockout roundEdit

Results of the final phase.[4]

Main tournamentEdit

 
Round 1Round 2Round 3
 
          
 
02 Aug 2013 11:00
 
 
  South Africa 36
 
02 Aug 2013 14:30
 
  Uruguay 0
 
  South Africa 33
 
02 Aug 2013 11:25
 
  France 12
 
  Hong Kong 12
 
02 Aug 2013 17:55
 
  France 14
 
  South Africa 33
 
02 Aug 2013 11:50
 
  Argentina 24
 
  Argentina 49
 
02 Aug 2013 15:00
 
  Colombia 5
 
  Argentina 19
 
02 Aug 2013 12:15
 
  Canada 7 Third
 
  Brazil 7
 
02 Aug 2013 17:30
 
  Canada 26
 
  Canada 33
 
 
  France 21
 

ClassificationEdit

 
Classification SemifinalsClassification Final
 
      
 
Ranks 5-8 match – 02 Aug 2013 13:30
 
 
  Uruguay 7
 
Ranks 5-6 match – 02 Aug 2013 16:30
 
  Hong Kong 17
 
  Hong Kong 22
 
Ranks 5-8 match – 02 Aug 2013 14:00
 
  Brazil 7
 
  Colombia 12
 
 
  Brazil 19
 
Ranks 7/8
 
 
Ranks 7-8 match – 02 Aug 2013 16:00
 
 
  Uruguay 29
 
 
  Colombia 7

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Eight nations gear up for World Games gold Archived 2014-10-22 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Schedule for Rugby Sevens Men". Archived from the original on 2013-08-06. Retrieved 2013-07-25.
  3. ^ "World Games 2013: Rugby Sevens result book" (PDF). WorldGames2013.sportresult.com. Swiss Timing. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2013-09-01.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-08-06. Retrieved 2013-08-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)