Fiji win gold over Great Britain in the Olympic Rugby Sevens

Gold medalist Team Fiji celebrate after the Men's Gold Medal Match between Fiji and Great Britain in the Rugby Sevens event during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Deodoro Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 11 August Credit: DPA/DIIMEX.

2016 Rio Olympic Games - Men's Rugby Sevens Final - Fiji v Great Britain

2016 Rio Olympic Games - Men's Rugby Sevens Final - Fiji v Great Britain

Kenya rugby Sevens team has started their Olympics campaign in Rio on a sour note, after registering losses against Great Britain, and…

Kenya rugby Sevens team has started their Olympics campaign in Rio on a sour note, after registering losses against Great Britain, and…

Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain through to rugby sevens semi-finals - BBC Sport

Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain through to rugby sevens semi-finals

Great sportsmanship as GB players console players from Argentina after epic encounter at the Olympics.

Olympics Rio 2016: Great Britain look to top group in men's rugby sevens - Rio 2016 - Rugby 7 - Eurosport

Olympics Rio Great Britain look to top group in men's rugby sevens - Rio 2016 - Rugby 7 - Eurosport

Fiji Win Gold in Rugby Sevens v Great Britain | Rugby Sevens | Olympic G...

From the South African runner Wayde Van Niekerk, who broke the world record in the men’s to the Fiji men’s rugby sevens team, who won their NOC’s first ever gold medal, Rio 2016 was awash with records and landmark moments.

Great Britain finished with silver in the inaugural men's rugby sevens as Fiji beat them 43-7 to claim gold - the country's first ever Olympic medal.

Rio Olympics 2016: Silver for GB as Fiji win sevens gold

They dominated possession and ran in five tries by the break, Jerry Tuwai, Osea Kolinisau, Leone Nakarawa, Jasa Veremalua and Vatemo Ravouvou crossing.

Result: Great Britain outclassed by Fiji in rugby sevens final

Great Britain are forced to settle for silver as Fiji run riot to pick up the first ever Olympic gold medal in rugby sevens.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 08: Brittany Benn of Canada is tackled by Claire Allan of Great Britain during the Women's Bronze Medal Rugby Sevens match between Canada and Great Britain on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Deodoro Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 08: Brittany Benn of Canada is tackled by Claire Allan of Great Britain during the Women's Bronze Medal Rugby Sevens match between Canada and Great Britain on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Deodoro Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

There were incredible scenes across Fiji on Friday as their men's rugby sevens…

There were incredible scenes across Fiji on Friday as their men's rugby sevens team steamrolled Great Britain to clinch the island nation's first ever Olympic medal, and a gold one at that.

#RIO2016 Dan Bibby of Great Britain celebrates with his silver medal during the medal ceremony for the Men's Rugby Sevens on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympics at...

Dan Bibby of Great Britain celebrates with his silver medal during the medal ceremony for the Men's Rugby Sevens on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympics at.

Rio Olympics: Fiji vs. Great Britain men's rugby final pictures ...

Rio Olympics: Fiji vs. Great Britain men's rugby final

Rio Olympics Great Britain's women's rugby sevens team cruise past Canada and Fiji in hunt for Olympic glory

Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain women beat Fiji to reach rugby sevens semis - BBC Sport

Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain women beat Fiji to reach rugby sevens semis

Rio Olympics Great Britain women beat Fiji to reach rugby sevens semis - BBC Sport

Dan Norton of Great Britain breaks through to score a try the Men's Rugby Sevens semi final match between Great Britain and South Africa on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympics at Deodoro Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rugby - Olympics: Day 6

Dan Norton of Great Britain breaks through to score a try the Men's Rugby Sevens semi final match between Great Britain and South Africa on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympics at Deodoro Stadium on August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Canada’s Kelly Russell rips the shirt off of Great Britain’s Katy McLean as she tackles her during the bronze medal match in women’s rugby sevens at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Aug. 8, 2016.

Year in Review: Best photos from around the world in 2016 - National

Canada’s Kelly Russell rips the shirt off of Great Britain’s Katy McLean as she tackles her during the bronze medal match in women’s rugby sevens at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Aug.

Phil Burgess of Great Britain is held up by Rosko Specman and Juan de Jongh of South Africa during the Men's Rugby Sevens semi final match between Great Britain and South Africa on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympics at Deodoro Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rugby - Olympics: Day 6

Phil Burgess of Great Britain is held up by Rosko Specman and Juan de Jongh of South Africa during the Men's Rugby Sevens semi final match between Great Britain and South Africa on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympics at Deodoro Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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