Fijiana books spot in Olympics quarterfinal after an impressive 41-5 win over Brazil
Uluinasau creates history as she is the first rugby 7s player to score 4 tries in one match in the Olympics

Fijiana books spot in Olympics quarterfinal after an impressive 41-5 win over Brazil

Uluinasau creates history as she is the first rugby 7s player to score 4 tries in one match in the Olympics

By Naveel Krishant
Friday 30/07/2021
Reapi Uluinasau. [image: World Rugby Twitter]

Reapi Uluinasau was the star for the Fijiana 7s team as she scored four tries when Fiji beat Brazil 41–5 to secure their place in the quarterfinal of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

She is the first rugby player to score 4 tries in one match in the Olympics.

Brazil scored first through Bianca Silva as they took a 5-0 lead but it was all Fiji after that.

Alowesi Nakoci got Fiji’s first try after the Fijiana started an attacking move from inside their own 22 metre line as Fiji led 7-5.

Uluinasau who scored a try just after 14 seconds yesterday, got Fiji’s second try as we led 14-5.

Uluinasau then got Fiji’s third try just before half-time as we led 19-5.

The Fijiana 7s team got their fourth try from Ana Maria Naimasi to lead 24-5.

Uluinasau then got another two tries before Lusiana Likuceva scored the final try for Fiji for our 41-5 win over Brazil.

Fiji’s quarterfinal opponent will be confirmed after the other games are played.

The women's 7s quarterfinals will begin at 7.30pm tonight, the semifinals will start at 2pm tomorrow while the final is at 9pm tomorrow. Stay with us for Olympics updates on our website, fijivillage.


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