The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games arranging board has declared session times for the people’s rugby sevens rivalries.
As recently declared, the sevens will occur at the notorious Tokyo Stadium, a Rugby World Cup 2019 host setting, from July 27 – August 1.
In an invert to the Rio 2016 calendar, the men’s opposition will be played first more than three days from July 27-29 with the ladies’ opposition occurring from July 31 – August 1 and coming full circle with the gold award session on ‘Super Saturday’.
The morning session will commence at 9 AM JST and kept running until 12 PM JST and the night session will start at 4:30 PM and finish at 7 PM.
Rugby sevens was a feature of a stupendous Rio 2016 Olympic Games on presentation, with Australia’s ladies and Fiji’s men winning gold awards – the primary Olympic rugby decorations since 1924 when the United States vanquished France to wind up Olympic Champions.
The declaration of the timetable comes as the race to tie down a pass to Tokyo 2020 proceeds through the stunning and profoundly focused people’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, with the best four countries from every challenge set to qualify.