Participants

Sammi VIRIVIRI

Sammi VIRIVIRI
    Rugby Sevens
Birth Date:  25 Apr 1988
Age:  29
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  187
Weight (Kg):  90

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
RUG Rugby Sevens Men 2 Silver

Sammi VIRIVIRI - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sat, 14 Apr 11:21
Men Pool Round - Pool D
Fiji
63
Sri Lanka
5
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 17:53
Men Pool Round - Pool D
Fiji
54
Uganda
0
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 21:33
Men Pool Round - Pool D
Fiji
21
Wales
17
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 12:05
Men Semifinal
South Africa
19
Fiji
24
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 15:01
Gold Medal Event Men Gold Medal Match
New Zealand
14
Fiji
0
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
Year Location Rank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 1

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

World Cup
Year Location Rank
2013 Moscow, RUS 3

Nickname: Sami (fijitimes.com, 16 Aug 2016)
Education: Fiji National University, Suva
Languages spoken: English, Fijian
Coach

NATIONAL: Gareth BABER (WAL) (worldrugby.org, 4 Feb 2018)


Sporting relatives

Grandfather, Samisoni VIRIVIRI, represented Fiji in rugby in the 1970s and 80s, and was part of the Fiji team that dfeated the British and Irish Lions in 1977. Went on to coach the Fiji rugby team between 1989 and 1991, including at the 1991 World Cup. Cousin, Timoci NAGUSA, represented Fiji in rugby and played professionally in Europe. (fijitimes.com, 16 Aug 2016)


National team: 2012 at the Gold Coast Sevens
Additional information

AWARDS
World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year in 2014, after leading the series in tries scored. It was the first time a Fijian (representing Fiji) won the award. (rugbyworld.com, 12 May 2014)


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Legend

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

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