Participants

Sam DICKSON

Sam DICKSON
    Rugby Sevens
Birth Date:  28 Oct 1989
Age:  28
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  193
Weight (Kg):  101

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
RUG Rugby Sevens Men 1 Gold

Sam DICKSON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sat, 14 Apr 10:37
Men Pool Round - Pool C
New Zealand
54
Zambia
0
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 14:17
Men Pool Round - Pool C
New Zealand
40
Kenya
7
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 20:49
Men Pool Round - Pool C
New Zealand
33
Canada
7
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 11:43
Men Semifinal
England
12
New Zealand
17
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 15:01
Gold Medal Event Men Gold Medal Match
New Zealand
14
Fiji
0
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
Year Location Rank
2014 Glasgow, SCO 2

Olympic Games
Year Location Rank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 5

World Series
Year Location Rank
2016/17 Various 4
2015/16 Various 3
2014/15 Various 3
2013/14 Various 1
2012/13 Various 1

World Cup
Year Location Rank
2013 Moscow, RUS 1

Occupation: Athlete (Instagram, 11 Feb 2018)
Education: Sustainability and outdoor education at Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, New Zealand
Languages spoken: English
Coach

NATIONAL: Clark LAIDLAW (SCO) (worldrugby.org, 4 Feb 2018)


Position style: Forward
Sporting relatives

Older brother, Josh, plays rugby for the Highlanders in Super Rugby. (odt.co.nz, 8 Oct 2016)


Other sports

Represented New Zealand in Australian rules football. (nzherald.co.nz, 2 Jul 2013)


Injuries

Ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in right knee at the Hong Kong Sevens in April 2016. Opted against surgery for a new rehabilitation method which teaches the body how to cope without the ACL by building strength in the knee. Rejoined the national team in June, competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (stuff.co.nz, 4 Jul 2016; nzherald.co.nz, 5 Jul 2016)


Hero: New Zealand rugby player, Richie McCAW (olympic.org.nz, Jul 2016)
Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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