After the day one matches played at Tokyo Stadium, five sides have maintained their 100% win record in the Tokyo Mens 7s Olympics.
2016 Gold winners Fiji, runners up Great Britain, Bronze winners South Africa, USA and New New Zealand had a perfect record on day one winning all the opening matches and have reached the quarters.
New Zealand are top in Pool C following wins over the Republic of Korea and Argentina. They have six points while Argentina sit second with four points after one win and a loss.
Australia bounced back to winning ways with a victory over Korea and have also picked four points but have an inferior point difference. Korea are bottom with two points.
In Pool B, its Great Britain who are top having won all their matches without conceding. Fiji have also picked six points ahead of Tuesday’s clash against Great Britain which will decide who heads to the quarters as the Pool winner.
Canada and Japan are tied on two points each and will also face off on Tuesday in a match that will decide who finishes third.
South Africa are top in Pool C with six points and have a superior points difference compared to what the second-placed USA have. USA also won their all matches and will be eyeing a top sport in the Pool when they meet SA on Tueday.
Kenya 7s sit third in the Pool after two straight defeats but will be keen to beat Ireland on Tuesday morning to keep the hope of qualifying as the best third loser. The top two teams in each pool will proceed to the quarters and will be joined by two best losers.
MONDAY, 26 JULY 202
Tokyo Olympics 7s round one results
Men 1 Pool B: Fiji 24-19 Japan
Men 2 Pool B: Great Britain 24-0 Canada
Men 3 Pool A: New Zealand 50-5 RO Korea
Men 4 Pool A: Australia 19-29 Argentina
Men 5 Pool C: South Africa 33-14 Ireland
Men 6 Pool C: USA 19-14 Kenya 7s
Round two fixtures (timings in EAT)
Men 7 Pool B: Great Britain 34-0 Japan
Men 8 Pool B: Fiji 28-14 Canada
Men 9 Pool A: New Zealand 35-14 Argentina
Men 10 Pool A: Australia 42-5 RO Korea
Men 11 Pool C: USA 19-17 Ireland
Men 12 Pool C: South Africa 14-5 Kenya 7s
TUESDAY, 27 JULY 2021 PLAYING SCHEDULE EAST AFRICAN TIME (EAT)
Men 13 Pool B: Canada vs Japan- 3:00 AM
Men 14 Pool B: Fiji vs Great Britain-3:30 AM
Men 15 Pool A: Argentina vs RO Korea-4:00 AM
Men 16 Pool A: New Zealand vs Australia-4:30 AM
Men 17 Pool C: Kenya 7s vs Ireland—5:00 AM
Men 18 Pool C: South Africa vs USA-5:30 AM
Men 19 9th Place SF 1: 3rd Best 3rd vs 3rd Best 4th-10:30 AM
Men 20 9th Place SF 2: Best 4th vs 2nd Best 4th-11:00 AM
Men 21 Medal QF 1: 1st Pool A vs 2nd Best 3rd-11:30 PM
Men 22 Medal QF 2: 2nd Pool B vs 2nd Pool C-12:00 PM
Men 23 Medal QF 3: 1st Pool C vs 2nd Pool A-12:30 PM
Men 24 Medal QF 4:1st Pool B vs Best 3rd- 1:00 PM
WEDNESDAY, 28 JULY 2021 PLAYING SCHEDULE EAST AFRICAN TIME (EAT)
Men 25 11th Place Play-Off Loser M19 – Loser M20 – 3:00 AM
Men 26 9th Place Play-Off Winner M19 – Winner M20- 3:30 AM
Men 27 5th Place SF 1 Loser M21 – Loser M22 -4:00 AM
Men 28 5th Place SF 2 Loser M23 – Loser M24-4:30 AM
Men 29 Medal SF 1 Winner M21 – Winner M22-05:00 AM
Men 30 Medal SF 2 Winner M23 – Winner M24-05:30 AM