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China Sevens

Shanghai Sevens
Shanghai Sevens logo.png
SportRugby sevens
Inaugural season2001
No. of teams12
Most recent
champion(s)
 Japan  (2015)

China Sevens, most recently hosted as the Shanghai Sevens, is an international rugby union sevens tournament contested by national teams. The inaugural event, held in Shanghai, was a leg of the IRB World Sevens Series in 2001. The tournament moved to Beijing for 2002.

From 2009 to 2012 the tournament returned to Shanghai as an official event within the Asian Sevens Series.[1] The series moved to the Chaoyang Stadium in Beijing for 2014,[2] and then Qingdao in 2015. .


Results

International men's teams

Year  Venue  Cup final Placings Refs
Winner Score Runner-up Plate Bowl Shield
2001
Details
Yuanshen Stadium Shanghai
Australia
19–12
South Africa

Fiji

Canada
n/a [3]
2002
Details
Chaoyang Stadium Beijing
New Zealand
41–14
South Africa

England

France

Japan
[4]
2003
Details
Chaoyang Stadium Beijing Cancelled  [5]
No international tournament from 2004 to 2008
2009
Details
Yuanshen Stadium Shanghai
South Korea
42–19
Japan

Hong Kong
n/a n/a [6]
2010
Details
Yuanshen Stadium Shanghai
South Korea
38–24
China

Hong Kong

Thailand
n/a [7]
2011
Details
Yuanshen Stadium Shanghai
South Korea
22–17
Hong Kong

China

Chinese Taipei
n/a [8]
2012
Details
Yuanshen Stadium Shanghai
Hong Kong
40–10
China

Sri Lanka

Malaysia
n/a [9]
2014
Details
Chaoyang Stadium Beijing
Hong Kong
36–19
South Korea

Kazakhstan

China
n/a [10]
2015
Details
Tiantai Stadium Qingdao
Japan
28–12
China

Hong Kong
United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
n/a [11]

Key:
 Blue border on the left indicates tournaments included in the World Rugby Sevens Series.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Asia drops Shanghai Sevens". Ceylon Today. 30 November 2012. Archived from the original on 6 April 2015. Retrieved 6 April 2015.
  2. ^ "China Sevens". Hong Kong Rugby. 2014. Archived from the original on 6 April 2015. Retrieved 6 April 2015.
  3. ^ IRB Sevens II – Shanghai, Rugby7.com.
  4. ^ IRB Sevens III – Beijing, Rugby7.com.
  5. ^ "IRB cancels Beijing Sevens amid virus fears". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 28 March 2003. Archived from the original on 6 April 2015. Retrieved 6 April 2015.
  6. ^ Asia Sevens – Shanghai 2009, Rugby7.com.
  7. ^ Asia Sevens – Shanghai 2010, Rugby7.com.
  8. ^ Asia Sevens – Shanghai 2011, Rugby7.com.
  9. ^ Asia Sevens – Shanghai 2012, Rugby7.com.
  10. ^ Asia Sevens – Beijing 2014, Rugby7.com.
  11. ^ Asia Sevens – Qindao, China. 9/5/2015 - 9/6/2015, Rugby7.com.

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