Title: Rugby Sevens Repechage Tournament for Olympic Games Paris 2024 to be Held in Monaco
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Monaco has been chosen as the host for the rugby sevens repechage tournament for the Olympic Games Paris 2024. The tournament, scheduled to take place from 21-23 June 2024, will feature twelve men’s and twelve women’s teams battling it out for the final qualification spots for the Olympics.
Among the teams expected to make a significant impact on the men’s side is South Africa’s Blitzboks, who are considered strong contenders. They will face tough competition from teams like Canada, Great Britain, and Spain. On the women’s side, New Zealand’s team will be aiming to defend their Olympic gold medal, while other teams will be eager to secure their spot.
Eleven men’s and eleven women’s teams from all six World Rugby regions have already secured their places in Paris through other qualification competitions. This repechage tournament offers a clear pathway for teams vying to compete in regular competitions and qualify for the Olympic Games.
Rugby sevens will kick off the Olympic Games in Paris on 24 July 2024 at Stade de France. The inclusion of rugby sevens at Rio 2016 attracted an estimated 30 million new fans worldwide, highlighting the growing popularity and appeal of the sport.
The tournament in Monaco will be hosted by the Monaco Rugby Union in partnership with the Monegasque government. The event is expected to bring a lively and vibrant atmosphere, with music, enthusiastic crowds, and incredible displays of skill and passion.
World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont expressed his excitement for the highly anticipated rugby sevens competition at the Olympic Games and the future of the sport. He emphasized the positive impact rugby sevens has had on global engagement and its ability to reach a wider audience.
The Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco expressed their gratitude for hosting the qualifying tournament. They also extended their support for rugby sevens in Monaco, highlighting the positive influence the sport has in promoting athleticism and unity.
The rugby sevens repechage tournament promises to be an enthralling event as teams from around the world battle for their place in the elite Olympic competition. As the countdown to the Olympic Games Paris 2024 begins, the anticipation for this spectacular sporting event continues to build.
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