Chile hosts a global event

Between August 12-14, 2022, Chile will host the Suzuki Rugby Sevens World Championship. The group that repeats the competition format for the Olympic Games, will randomly combine three groups of four teams according to gender. The first two of each quartet, plus the top two who were third, will advance to the quarter-finals.

The winning team will be awarded a promotion to the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) World Rugby Sevens Series 2023, bringing the winners, male and female, to a consistent team in the World Rugby Sevens Series for the season. next one.

This competition was launched in February 2020 to drive the development of Rugby Sevens around the world, and this year Nigel Cass, Director of Competitions and Performance at World Rugby Championships, said that because of the award, the competition will be intense. “We thank the Chilean Rugby Union for their cooperation in holding this important event (…) Rugby Sevens is the main driver of global growth for our sport, and the reduced format stunned fans in Tokyo last year.”

In the men’s competition, Group A consists of the host nation, Chile, South Korea, Papua New Guinea and Georgia. In group B we find Hong Kong, Tonga, Jamaica and Zimbabwe. Uruguay, Uganda and Lithuania join Group C and the distinguished guest team at HSBC WRSS 2021 in Germany.

On the other hand, the women’s competition places the Chilean team in Group D alongside China, Kenya and South Africa. Similarly, Group E consists of Poland, Belgium, Argentina and Papua New Guinea. And so Group F was finally integrated by the experienced Japan, Kazakhstan, Colombia and Mexico.

The President of the Chilean Rugby Federation, Christian Rudloff, stated that he is proud of the confidence that the world of rugby has once again placed in our country to host an event of this magnitude. This is undoubtedly a sample of the serious and professional work we have developed in the past three years. As a country, we are always preparing to welcome our guests with warmth, and prepare for a world sports festival.”

The first two days of the tournament will include 24 matches each, which will take place on the 12th from 10:45 am to 9:00 pm, and on the 13th from 9:30 am to 9:00 pm. While on the 14th there will be 20 games between 10:30 and 20:00. In addition, every day there will be a Fan Fest Zone for attendees, where the various participating brands will keep the fan training oval.

The Schedules for each meeting Already published on the official website and tickets can be purchased Via Ticket Plus.

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