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Argentina national rugby sevens team

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Appearances  6 (First in 1993)
Coach  Santiago Gómez Cora
Location  Argentina
Best result  Runners-up (2009)
Captain  Gastón Revol
Union  Argentine Rugby Union
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Emblem(s)  Yaguareté (South American jaguar)
Most caps  Santiago Gómez Cora (61)
Top scorer  Santiago Gómez Cora (1,178)
Most tries  Santiago Gómez Cora (230)

The Argentina national rugby sevens team represents Argentina in the Sevens World Series, in the Rugby World Cup Sevens, and, beginning in 2016, in the Summer Olympics.

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The Argentine rugby sevens team has had some success in the World Rugby Sevens Series, finishing third in 2003-04, and finishing among the top six teams in five out of six seasons from 2003-04 to 2008-09. Argentina won the USA Sevens tournament in 2004 and again in 2009. During its peak, the Argentine team was led by Santiago Gómez Cora, who is ranked all-time first in tries (230), fifth in points (1,178), and third in appearances (61).

Argentina's best finish at the Rugby World Cup Sevens came in 2009, when the team reached the finals and finished as runners up.

Tournament history

A red box around the year indicates tournaments played within Argentina

* asterisk indicates a shared placing

Current squad

The following is the Argentina roster in the men's rugby sevens tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics. On August 9, Bruzzone replaced Etchart and Rojas by injury. ‹See Tfd›

Head coach: Santiago Gómez Cora

References

Argentina national rugby sevens team Wikipedia


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