Olympics 2021 (rugby 7): The Blues make a strong start and have already qualified for the quarterfinals

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The French rugby sevens team won its first two matches at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and advanced to the quarter-finals. Next group match against Canada on Friday.

The French rugby sevens team fought hard for entry into the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo on Thursday. She won her first two games and secured her ticket to the quarterfinals as she would be the worst of two best thirds.

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Les Blues first started with success against Fiji (12-5). It didn’t start well with Fiji’s effort and a yellow card for Fanny Horta (16th). But Seraphine Okemba redeemed herself by making an effort just before half-time before doubling the bet at the start of the second to ensure a certain advantage against one of the top names in Pool B.

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David Courtois’s daughters then overtook Brazil (40-5), the weakest opponent in the group with six tries (doubled from Siophany and Guerin, Ulutule and Jacquet). A big and significant win for the goal average (+42) in the race for first place in the group which would offer a quarter-final against the third group (also contested on Friday) before a possible half against Australia (Saturday).

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Les Blues will play their last group game against Canada on the night of Thursday to Friday (2:30), with the ambition of retaining this first place. And the Canadians, third in the world, would stand against the wall as they swiftly trumped Fiji (26-12). The French are in a favorable vote.

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