The Los Pumas 7s squad is looking for new success ahead of the Olympic Games

The Argentine Rugby Team, after reaching first place in the penultimate championship of this circuit in Singapore, already has defined players who will seek a medal in the Spanish capital.

The Pumas 7s defeated South Africa 14-10 to become champions of the regular season of the World Sevens Circuit. (@WorldRugby)

With the last stage of the Sevens Challenger Series played and with Los Pumas’ great success in the regular stage of the 2023/24 World Tour leaving the Argentine first in the table with 106 points, it will be played. the Madrid Grand Final between May 31 and June 2 at the Cívitas Metropolitano Stadium. The gold would be a huge boost and a historic coronation for the team ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. and they already have a confirmed list for this great promise.

Argentina, Ireland, Fiji, France, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Great Britain are the countries that will compete for this designation., the best eight in the ranking. The next four will also go to Spain but to play the qualification for SVNS 2025 with the first four teams of Challenger Series. This tournament also has women’s racing teams and, in the case of Jaguaretes will be part of the search for classification for SVNS. The Albiceleste, then, will have both teams in action, although at different times.

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The Pumas will be drawn in Group A along with Australia, France and Great Britain and the competition system will include three respective matches in the group stage; Then, the top two from both groups will advance to the semifinals. This organization will be the same as the Olympic event that begins on July 26, but with the participation of twelve elite teams.

The team led by Santiago Gomez Cora He had an amazing time. There are four medals on his record during this periodthey will reach this grand final of everything: three golds in a row in Cape Town, Perth and Vancouver and a silver in Dubai. In addition, they had good performances in Los Angeles (5th place), Hong Kong (9th) and Singapore (5th), and they maintained an encouraging performance with 32 games won out of 39 playedbut not only that: Los Pumas 7s They achieved the most winning streak in their history between Seven in Cape Town, second of the season, and Los Angeles, fifth stage, with 18 consecutive wins. Marcos Moneta became tryman with 29.

El Rayo was one of the most important casualties suffered by the National Team due to a broken fibula, which kept him from the fields in the last matches, including the Singapore Sevens where they made history; In this way, it was shown that the team has what it takes to face the matches and, with them, the upcoming final. however, The good news is that Gómez Cora will have a player for the Olympics.

The Pumas 7s squad for the final in Madrid

  • Santiago Alvarez
  • Thomas Elizalde
  • Agustín Fraga
  • Luciano Gonzalez
  • Matteo Graziano
  • Rodrigo Isgro
  • Santiago Mare
  • Matías Osadczuk
  • Joaquín Pellandini
  • Facundo Pueyrredón
  • Gaston Revol
  • German Schulz
  • Santiago Vera Feld
  • Tobias Wade

Source: Tycsports

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