Canada’s rugby 7s teams close in on Olympics
The Canadian eventing team last month became the first from this country to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics. The Langford
cheap oakley sunglasses wholesale based Canadian women’s rugby sevens team may join the equestrians at that little shindig next year in Rio.
This could be the weekend it happens.
Canada is second in the World Series standings heading into the London Sevens today and Saturday at Twickenham, the second to last tournament of the qualifying season. The top four teams, after the final tournament next weekend in Amsterdam, will stamp their tickets to Rio.
"It’s really exciting and we’re definitely thinking about it [Rio]," said Canadian captain Jennifer Kish, before the team left the Island for London. "It would be a dream come true."
fake cheap oakleys Zealand, runaway leader with 80 points, has one cleat already in Rio. It’s closely bunched after that
cheap replica oakleys with Canada second with 58 points, but only 12 points ahead of seventh place Russia. tied for fifth with 48 each and Russia on 46.
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Kish returns to the lineup after missing the Canada Sevens last month at Westhills Stadium in
fake oakleys Langford due to injury. Without Kish, Canada missed making the championship flight semifinals for the first time in 10 World Series tournaments. Flubbing like that on their own Westhills Stadium
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"It was tough not playing in the Langford tournament, because it was the first World Series event held in Canada," said Kish. "I’ve rarely
cheap oakleys seen rugby from that view [the stands]. Sixth place at home was really disappointing."
The Langford based Canadian men are in their World Series event Saturday and Sunday, also the London Sevens at Twickenham. Canada is 11th and has little prospect of nabbing one of the four World Series men’s qualifying spots to Rio. Canada’s best chance is through the North American/Caribbean zone Olympic qualifying tournament June
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