Fiji Celebrates First Olympic Medal, and It Is Gold
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The tiny South Pacific island nation of Fiji won its first Olympic medal. And it is gold.
Fiji has a population of about 900,000.
The Fijian team won the gold medal in the new Olympic sport of rugby sevens in Rio de Janeiro.
Fiji's rugby team was the pre-Olympic favorite. The team won the last two world rugby sevens competitions. Fiji finished ahead of larger countries like South Africa, Australia and Argentina.
The game was played at 10 a.m. Friday in Fiji and most businesses closed to allow their employees to watch the match.
The national rugby stadium in Suva was filled with 15,000 people who watched the match on a large screen.
When the final second ticked off the clock in the 43-7 victory over Great Britain, people danced in the street.
Fiji's prime minister announced a public holiday for August 22. That is when the team will return from Rio.
One Fijian man posted a video to YouTube of himself and his young son singing the national anthem. They joined in with the rugby players on television.
A journalist noted that Fiji is the fifth country with a population under 1 million to win a gold medal.
The Fijian players like captain Osea Kolinisau and Leone Nakarawa proved too strong for Great Britain. Nakarawa is over 2 meters tall and weighs about 122 kilograms. Fiji was ahead 29-0 at halftime.
The coach of the Fijian team is Ben Ryan. Ryan is English, but many people now want to make him an honorary Fijian citizen.
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1.gold medal 金牌
In the Olympic Games the winner will get a gold medal.
2.rugby team 橄榄球队
The rugby team toured abroad with official blessing from the government.
3.public holiday 公共假期
Bank Holiday is a public holiday in the United Kingdom.
4.prime minister 首相
Her colleagues see her as a future Prime Minister.
1.When the final second ticked off the clock in the 43-7 victory over Great Britain, people danced in the street.
tick off 列举；标出
The teacher tick off a name on a list.
Tick off the items of the goods one by one and pack them up.
2.One Fijian man posted a video to YouTube of himself and his young son singing the national anthem.
national anthem 国歌
The meeting will conclude with the National Anthem.
We will conclude our concert with the National Anthem.
南太平洋岛国斐济获得了史上首枚奥运奖牌 。并且还是一块金牌 。
奥运会开始前，外界十分看好斐济橄榄球队 。在前两届7人制橄榄球世界锦标赛中，这支球队获得了冠军 。斐济因此走在了南非、澳大利亚和阿根廷等大国的前列 。
斐济总理宣布，将8月22日定为公共假期 。因为这一天是斐济队“衣锦还乡”的日子 。
一位斐济人在YouTube上传了一则与小儿子跟随电视里的橄榄球运动员一起唱国歌的视频 。他们与颁奖台上的橄榄球运动员共享这份荣誉 。
队长奥西亚·高连尼修（Osea Kolinisau）和里昂·那卡拉瓦（Leone Nakarawa）等斐济运动员向英国队展示了雄厚的实力 。那卡拉瓦身高约两米，体重约122公斤 。上半场结束时，斐济以29比0领先英国 。
斐济队的教练是本·瑞安 。瑞安是一名英国人，但如今很多人希望他成为斐济的荣誉公民 。