2016 Rio Olympics Rugby Schedule, Fixtures, Match Time And Venue

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The schedule of Rugby games for the upcoming Rio Olympics has been finally announced. It will be epic showdown in the quest for gold as the teams are divided in three pools consisting four teams each according to their seeding in the Rugby Seven series circuit over the course of two years.

Brazil as host automatically qualified for the tournament while other teams fought their way into the tournament. The tournament will be organized between 9 to 11 August at the Deodaro stadium in Rio de Janerio.

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2016 Rio Olympics Rugby Schedule

Here’s the full 2016 Rio Olympics Rugby Schedule group-wise.

Group Stages – Group A

The first group consists of Fiji as the top seeded team along with the likes of Argentina, United Sates of America and the hosts Brazil.

    Time →            13:00            13:30            18:00            18:30
Dates ↓
        9th August

 

            USA

vs

ARGENTINA

             FIJI

vs

BRAZIL

            USA

vs

BRAZIL

            FIJI

vs

ARGENTINA

       10th August       ARGENTINA

vs

BRAZIL

             FIJI

vs

USA

              _               _

Group B

Group B have South Africa as the clear favorites along with the likes of Australia, France and Spain

     Time →            11:00             11:30               16:00            16:30
Dates ↓
       9th August        AUSTRALIA

vs

FRANCE

     SOUTH AFRICA

vs

SPAIN

         AUSTRALIA

vs

SPAIN

     SOUTH AFRICA

vs

FRANCE

      10th August          FRANCE

vs

SPAIN

     SOUTH AFRICA

vs

AUSTRALIA

                _               _

Group C

This group has two giants in the name of Great Britain and New Zealand along with Kenya and Japan.

      Time →            12:00             12:30               17:00           17:30
Dates ↓
       9th August     GREAT BRITAIN

vs

KENYA

   NEW ZEALAND

vs

JAPAN

     GREAT BRITAIN

vs

JAPAN

 NEW ZEALAND

vs

KENYA

      10th August             KENYA

vs

JAPAN

     NEW ZEALAND

vs

GREAT BRITAIN

               _               _

 

Did

After the end of group stages top two teams will qualify for the knockouts from all three groups along with the two of best third placed teams while the other teams will play in the play offs to decide the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th positions.

Quarterfinals

           Quarterfinals      Quarterfinal 1      Quarterfinal 2     Quarterfinal 3      Quarterfinal 4
Date ↓
        10th August     Winner Group A

vs

2nd BEST 3rd placed team

 Runner- up Group B

vs

Runner – up Group C

 Winner Group B

vs

Best 3rd placed team

   Winner Group C

Vs

Runner-up Group A

After the Quarter finals are over the teams that are been eliminated will fight in Play offs to decide 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th positions.

Semi Finals

    Semi finals →                  Semi Final 1            Semi Final 2
Date ↓
                11th August         Winner of Quarterfinal 1

vs

Winner of Quarterfinal 2

        Winner of Quarterfinal 3

vs

Winner of Quarterfinal 4

 Medals Match

      Medals Matches → Bronze Match    Gold Match
Date ↓
                11th August          Loser of Semi Final 1

vs

Loser of Semi Final 2

        Winner of Semi Final 1

                        vs

        Winner of Semi Final 2

The ball that will be used by the men and women’s team for the opening match showcases the typical Olympic rings along with the logo of world rugby. This ball has been exclusively designed for the fast moving version of Rugby, Rugby seven that will the part of Rio Olympic.

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