Women’s Rugby Sevens Summer Olympic Schedule

July 5, 2016

Women’s Rugby Sevens Summer Olympic Schedule


Photo: Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Doug Coil

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
USA Pool Matches
  • 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)MatchupTeams
    110:00 amB2 v. B3France v. Spain
    210:30 amB1 v. B4New Zealand v. Kenya
    311:00 amC2 v. C3Great Britain v. Brazil
    411:30 amC1 v. C4Canada v. Japan
    512:00 pmA2 v. A3USA v. Fiji
    612:30 pmA1 v. A4Australia v. Colombia
    73:00 pmB2 v. B4France v. Kenya
    83:30 pmB1 v. B3New Zealand v. Spain
    94:00 pmC2 v. C4Great Britain v. Japan
    104:30 pmC1 v. C3Canada v. Brazil
    115:00 pmA2 v. A4USA v. Colombia
    125:30 pmA1 v. A3Australia v. Fiji

    Sunday, August 7

    Match No.Time (ET)MatchupTeams
    1310:00 amB3 v. B4Spain v. Kenya
    1410:30 amB1 v. B2New Zealand v. France
    1511:00 amC3 v. C4Brazil v. Japan
    1611:30 amC1 v. C2Canada v. Great Britain
    1712:00 pmA3 v. A4Fiji v. Colombia
    1812:30 pmA1 v. A2Australia v. USA
    193:00 pmPlace 9-123rd best 3rd v. 3rd best 4th
    203:30 pmPlace 9-12Best 4th v. 2nd best 4th
    214:00 pmQuarterfinal 1A1 v. 2nd best 3rd
    224:30 pmQuarterfinal 2C2 v. B2
    235:00 pmQuarterfinal 3C1 v. A2
    245:30 pmQuarterfinal 4B1 v. best 3rd

    Monday, August 8

    Match No.Time (ET)MatchupTeams
    2511:30 amPlace 11-12Loser M19 v. Loser M20
    2612:00 pmPlace 9-10Winner M19 v. Winner M20
    2712:30 pmPlace 5-8Loser QF1 v. Loser QF2
    281:00 pmPlace 5-8Loser QF3 v. Loser QF4
    291:30 pmSemifinal 1Winner QF1 v. Winner QF2
    302:00 pmSemifinal 2Winner QF3 v. Winner QF4
    314:30 pmPlace 7-8Loser M27 v. Loser M28
    325:00 pmPlace 5-6Winner M27 v. Winner M28
    335:30 pmBronze MedalLoser SF1 v. Loser SF2
    346:00 pmGold MedalWinner SF1 v. Winner SF2
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