Rugby sevens at the Pan American Games

Rugby sevens at the Pan American Games was held for the first time at the 2011 Pan American Games. On July 11, 2007, Mario Vazquez Rana, president of the Pan American Sports Organization, (PASO), announced that rugby sevens would be added to the list of sports that will be played at future Pan American Games, after a vote by the organization's general assembly.[1] Women's rugby sevens was later added to the program for the 2015 Games.[2]

Men's medal table

Place Nation Total
1  Canada (CAN) 2 0 0 2
2  Argentina (ARG) 0 2 0 2
3  United States (USA) 0 0 2 2

Men's tournament

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold medalist Score Silver medalist Bronze medalist Score Fourth place
2011 Guadalajara
Canada
26 – 24
Argentina

United States
21 – 17
Uruguay
2015 Toronto
Canada
22 – 19
Argentina

United States
40 – 12
Uruguay

Participating nations

Nation 2011 2015 Years
 Argentina2
 Brazil762
 Canada2
 Chile552
 Guyana872
 Mexico682
 United States2
 Uruguay442
Nations8 8 8

Women's medal table

Place Nation Total
1  Canada (CAN) 1 0 0 1
2  United States (USA) 0 1 0 1
3  Brazil (BRA) 0 0 1 1

Women's tournament

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold medalist Score Silver medalist Bronze medalist Score Fourth place
2015 Toronto
Canada
55 – 7
United States

Brazil
29 – 0
Argentina

Participating nations

Nation 2015 Years
 Argentina41
 Brazil1
 Canada1
 Colombia61
 Mexico51
 United States1
Nations6 6

References

  1. Rugby, racquetball will be played at 2011 Pan Am Games
  2. "Pan Am Games Tickets: Be Here for Gold-Medal History". toronto2015.org. TO2015. August 18, 2014. Archived from the original on October 29, 2014. Retrieved October 28, 2014.
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