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Celebrations Erupt in Fiji After Olympic Rugby Win Over New Zealand

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Celebrations erupted in the Fijian village of Nawaka on July 28 after the Pacific country’s Olympic win against New Zealand in Tokyo.

This footage taken by Filipe Naikaso shows a woman dancing surrounded by cheering villagers.

Meli Derenalagi, one of the Olympic team’s players, was born in Nawaka, according to reports.

Fiji’s 27-12 win was the country’s second consecutive rugby sevens Olympic gold medal victory. Credit: Filipe Naikaso via Storyful

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