Canada justified their favourites tag in the
Rugby Americas North (RAN) Sevens men's competition,
completing an unbeaten two days in the Cayman
Islands on 6-7 July with a 40-5 win over Jamaica in the final.
Determined to join their female counterparts at
the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Canada put on a clinical display to see off a Jamaican
side that still has another chance to qualify via next year's
Olympic Repechage tournament. That route is also still open to
Mexico who finished in third place.
In the womenís competition, as USA and Canada
secured their place for Tokyo 2020 last month after finishing
second and third respectively in the HSBC World Rugby Women's
Sevens Series 2019, winning the RAN Sevens did not come with
automatic qualification for three-time defending champions Mexico.
Instead, Las Serpientes and beaten finalists
Jamaica will represent the Rugby Americas North region at the
repechage next year.
Seven men's and six women's teams have now
confirmed their places at Tokyo 2020, where the men's competition
will run from 27-29 July, followed by the women's from 30 July to
Hosts Japan have qualified their men's and
women's teams with Argentina's and Canada's men and Brazil's women
booking their tickets as regional qualifier winners over the last
Fiji, USA, New Zealand and South Africa finished
in the top four of the men's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019
to confirm their places, as did New Zealand, USA, Canada and Rio
2016 Olympic champions Australia via the women's series.
Pictures from 2019 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong
Pictures from 2018 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens,
Pictures from 2017 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens,
Pictures from 2016 Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong
Pictures of Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens 2015,
Pictures of the Asia Rugby Sevens Olympic Games Qualifier in Hong
Pictures of Singha Thailand Sevens 2015,
Pictures from the 2013 British & Irish Lions Tour in Hong Kong,
Pictures of Hong Kong Sevens 2014,
Pictures of Hong Kong Sevens 2013,
of Chartis Cup 2012 and
Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens 2012.