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Rugby at the Olympics
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Rugby at the Olympic Games
Facts about Rugby in the Olympics
Rugby in the Olympic Games width=  Olympics Rugby has been part of the Olympic program 8 times.
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After the Rio Olympics a total of 12 medal sets have been awarded in Olympic Rugby. Go here for an all-time list of Medalists in Rugby.

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There has been 3 different Events in Olympic Rugby.

Medal table for Rugby in the Olympics
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. FIJ 20 1 3
2. USA 20 0 2
  - AUS 20 0 2
4. FRA 13 0 4
5. NZL 12 0 3
Complete Olympic Rugby Medalstanding
Rugby in the Olympic Programme
Olympic Games Venue Number of Events
Women Men
Paris 1900 Velodrome Municipale, Vincennes 0 1
London 1908 Shepherds Bush Stadium 0 1
Antwerp 1920 Stade Olympique, Beerschot 0 1
Paris 1924 Stade Olympique, Colombes 0 1
Rio 2016 Rugby & Modern Pentathlon Arena 1 1
Tokyo 2020 Tokyo Stadium 1 1
Paris 2024 Stade Jean-Bouin 1 1
Los Angeles 2028 StubHub Stadium 1 1
International Rugby Federation
The Olympic competitions in Rugby is organised by the International Rugby Board (IRB) in cooperation with the host city of the specific games. Follow the link for more information about world championships, the international organisation, general history of Rugby etc.
These Rugby facts about Rugby in the olympics is based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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