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Fiji makes history in Olympic Games medal tally

Monday, August 15, 2016

Update: 6:01PM FOR the first time in history, Fiji has claimed the 44th position in the Olympic Games medal tally in Rio.

While this position is likely to change as the games proceeds,  the country's lone gold medal from the men's sevens rugby has placed Fiji ahead of bigger sporting nations like Ireland, Puerto Rico, Egypt, Israel and even India.

Fiji is also the first Pacific Island country to scoop a gold medal in the summer Games.

Fiji ran riot over Great Britain 43-7 to claim the country's first ever gold medal.

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