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Argentina national rugby union team (sevens)

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The Argentina national rugby union sevens team competes in the Sevens World Series, in the Rugby World Cup Sevens, and, beginning in 2016, in the Summer Olympics.

The Argentine team has had some success in the Sevens World Series, finishing third in 2003-04, and finishing among the top six teams in five out of six seasons from 2003-04 to 2008-09. Argentina won the USA Sevens tournament in 2004 and again in 2009. During its peak, the Argentine team was led by Santiago Gómez Cora, who is ranked all-time first in tries (230), fifth in points (1,178), and third in appearances (61).

Argentina's best finish at the Rugby World Cup Sevens came in 2001, when the team reached the semifinals.

History

Tournament history

A red box around the year indicates tournaments played within Argentina

Summer Olympics

Olympics Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
2016 Not Qualified Yet
Total 0 Titles 0/0 - - - -

Rugby World Cup Sevens

World Cup Sevens record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
1993 Group Stage 9th 7 5 2 0
1997 Group Stage 13th 5 2 3 0
2001 Semifinals 3rd 7 5 2 0
2005 Quarterfinals 5th 6 4 2 0
2009 Runners-up 2nd 6 5 1 0
2013 Group Stage 11th 5 2 3 0
Total 0 Titles 6/6 36 23 13 0

Pan American Games

Pan American Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
23x15px 2011 Runners-Up 2nd 6 5 1 0
23x15px 2015 Qualified
Total 0 Titles 1/1 6 5 1 0

Current squad

Squad to the 2015 London Sevens:[1]

  1. Nicolás Bruzzone
  2. Ramiro Moyano Joya
  3. Fernando Luna
  4. Marcos Bollini
  5. Ramiro Finco
  6. Franco Sabato
  7. Santiago Alvarez
  8. Axel Muller Aranda
  9. Rodrigo Etchart
  10. Gaston Revol
  11. German Schultz
  12. Segundo Tuculet

Previous Squads

Rugby union at the World Games

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2001 Akita[3] 23x15px Fiji 23x15px Australia 23x15px New Zealand
2005 Duisburg 23x15px Fiji 23x15px South Africa 23x15px Argentina
2009 Kaohsiung[4] 23x15px Fiji 23x15px Portugal 23x15px South Africa

Tournament Wins

Event Venue Cup Plate Bowl Shield
Winner Final Score Runner-up Winner Winner Winner
2004 USA Sevens Home Depot Center,
Los Angeles
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Argentina
21–12 30x27px
New Zealand
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England
2009 USA Sevens PETCO Park,
San Diego
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Argentina
19 – 14 30x27px
England
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New Zealand
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Australia
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Canada

See also

References

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