July 5, 2016
Women’s Rugby Sevens Summer Olympic Schedule
Photo: Rio 2016 Olympic Games
World Rugby has announced the schedule for rugby sevens at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Both the Men’s and Women’s competition will take place at the Deodoro Stadium starting Saturday, August 6 and finishing on Thursday, August 11. The Women’s matches will be from August 6-8, while the men play August 9-11.
The 12 teams are broken into three, four-team pools. The top two finishers from each pool move on to the quarterfinals with seeding determined by the pool standings. The two best third place finishers from the pool stages will also move on to the quarterfinals.
The quarterfinals begin the knockout round. Quarterfinal winners will move on to the semifinals, which will decide the teams playing in the Gold and Bronze Medal matches. The loser of the Gold Medal match will win the Silver Medal.
- A: Australia, USA, Fiji, Colombia
- B: New Zealand, France, Spain, Kenya
- C: Canada, Great Britain , Brazil, Japan
- Fiji – August 6 Noon ET
- Colombia – August 6 5pm ET
- Australia – August 7 at 12:30pm ET
- Quarterfinal – August 7 4pm or 5pm ET
- Semi-Finals August 8 – 1:30pm & 2pm ET
- Bronze – 5:30pm ET
- Gold 6pm ET
Saturday, August 6
Match No. Time (ET) Matchup Teams 1 10:00 am B2 v. B3 France v. Spain 2 10:30 am B1 v. B4 New Zealand v. Kenya 3 11:00 am C2 v. C3 Great Britain v. Brazil 4 11:30 am C1 v. C4 Canada v. Japan 5 12:00 pm A2 v. A3 USA v. Fiji 6 12:30 pm A1 v. A4 Australia v. Colombia 7 3:00 pm B2 v. B4 France v. Kenya 8 3:30 pm B1 v. B3 New Zealand v. Spain 9 4:00 pm C2 v. C4 Great Britain v. Japan 10 4:30 pm C1 v. C3 Canada v. Brazil 11 5:00 pm A2 v. A4 USA v. Colombia 12 5:30 pm A1 v. A3 Australia v. Fiji
Sunday, August 7
Match No. Time (ET) Matchup Teams 13 10:00 am B3 v. B4 Spain v. Kenya 14 10:30 am B1 v. B2 New Zealand v. France 15 11:00 am C3 v. C4 Brazil v. Japan 16 11:30 am C1 v. C2 Canada v. Great Britain 17 12:00 pm A3 v. A4 Fiji v. Colombia 18 12:30 pm A1 v. A2 Australia v. USA 19 3:00 pm Place 9-12 3rd best 3rd v. 3rd best 4th 20 3:30 pm Place 9-12 Best 4th v. 2nd best 4th 21 4:00 pm Quarterfinal 1 A1 v. 2nd best 3rd 22 4:30 pm Quarterfinal 2 C2 v. B2 23 5:00 pm Quarterfinal 3 C1 v. A2 24 5:30 pm Quarterfinal 4 B1 v. best 3rd
Monday, August 8
Match No. Time (ET) Matchup Teams 25 11:30 am Place 11-12 Loser M19 v. Loser M20 26 12:00 pm Place 9-10 Winner M19 v. Winner M20 27 12:30 pm Place 5-8 Loser QF1 v. Loser QF2 28 1:00 pm Place 5-8 Loser QF3 v. Loser QF4 29 1:30 pm Semifinal 1 Winner QF1 v. Winner QF2 30 2:00 pm Semifinal 2 Winner QF3 v. Winner QF4 31 4:30 pm Place 7-8 Loser M27 v. Loser M28 32 5:00 pm Place 5-6 Winner M27 v. Winner M28 33 5:30 pm Bronze Medal Loser SF1 v. Loser SF2 34 6:00 pm Gold Medal Winner SF1 v. Winner SF2