Rugby sevens at the Pan American Games

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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 Gold medal america.svg Silver medal america.svg Bronze medal (Americas).svg 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 Mexico Guadalajara
Canada
26 – 24
Argentina

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

United States
40 – 12
Uruguay
2019 Peru Lima

Participating nations

Nation 2011 2015 2019 Years
 Argentina 2nd, silver medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) Q 3
 Brazil 7 6 2
 Canada 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, gold medalist(s) Q 3
 Chile 5 5 Q 3
 Guyana 8 7 Q 3
 Jamaica Q 1
 Mexico 6 8 2
 United States 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Q 2
 Uruguay 4 4 Q 2
Nations 8 8 8 9

Women's medal table

Place Nation Gold medal america.svg Silver medal america.svg Bronze medal (Americas).svg 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 Canada Toronto
Canada
55 – 7
United States

Brazil
29 – 0
Argentina
2019 Peru Lima

Participating nations

Nation 2015 2019 Years
 Argentina 4 1
 Brazil 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Q 2
 Canada 1st, gold medalist(s) Q 2
 Colombia 6 1
 Mexico 5 Q 2
 Peru Q 1
 Trinidad and Tobago Q 1
 United States 2nd, silver medalist(s) Q 2
Nations 6 8 8

References

  1. ^ "Rugby, racquetball will be played at 2011 Pan Am Games". Archived from the original on 2012-11-07. Retrieved 2011-05-20.
  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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