The South African sevens rugby team has ended day one of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games tournament unbeaten. The Blitzboks who beat Ireland 33-14 in their opening match, scored two first half tries to beat fellow Africans, Kenya, 14-five in their second Pool C match.
No points were scored in the second half.
— Springbok Sevens (@Blitzboks) July 26, 2021
South Africa takes on the United States in their last Pool match on Tuesday after which the quarter-finals will be played.
Le Clos going for the semis
And former Olympic Games 200 metres butterfly gold medallist, Chad le Clos, has managed to qualify for the semi-finals of this year’s event.
The South African finished sixth in his heat in one minute, 55.96 seconds — more than two seconds behind the world champion, Kristof Milak of Hungary.
Le Clos snatched the 16th and last qualifying spot for Tuesday’s semi-finals.