There were incredible scenes across Fiji on Friday as their men's rugby sevens team steamrolled Great Britain to clinch the island nation's first ever Olympic medal, and a gold one at that.

There were incredible scenes across Fiji on Friday as their men's rugby sevens team steamrolled Great Britain to clinch the island nation's first ever Olympic medal, and a gold one at that.

Kenya rugby Sevens team has started their Olympics campaign in Rio on a sour note, after registering losses against Great Britain, and…

Kenya rugby Sevens team has started their Olympics campaign in Rio on a sour note, after registering losses against Great Britain, and…

<p>Team Canada celebrates their victory winning the Bronze medal after the Women’s Bronze Medal Rugby Sevens match between Canada and Great Britain on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Deodoro Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images) </p>

<p>Team Canada celebrates their victory winning the Bronze medal after the Women’s Bronze Medal Rugby Sevens match between Canada and Great Britain on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Deodoro Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images) </p>

Result: Great Britain outclassed by Fiji in rugby sevens final

Result: Great Britain outclassed by Fiji in rugby sevens final

The 15 best moments from the Rio Olympics so far:  August 16, 2016  -      5. The Fiji men's rugby sevens gold medal  -  Team Fiji secured the first gold medal their small island nation has ever taken home when they beat Great Britain in rugby sevens.

The 15 best moments from the Rio Olympics so far: August 16, 2016 - 5. The Fiji men's rugby sevens gold medal - Team Fiji secured the first gold medal their small island nation has ever taken home when they beat Great Britain in rugby sevens.

As the final whistle sounded Fiji's rugby sevens captain Osea Kolinisau sank to his knees, struggling to take in what he and his team had achieved.

As the final whistle sounded Fiji's rugby sevens captain Osea Kolinisau sank to his knees, struggling to take in what he and his team had achieved.

© Phil Noble/Reuters - Fiji wins first-ever Olympic medal:  Fiji's wait for an…

© Phil Noble/Reuters - Fiji wins first-ever Olympic medal: Fiji's wait for an…

Canada players including team captain Jen Kish celebrate during a women's rugby sevens bronze medal game against Great Britain, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. Canada won. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

Canada players including team captain Jen Kish celebrate during a women's rugby sevens bronze medal game against Great Britain, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. Canada won. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

Fiji players and staff huddle as they win gold after the Men's Rugby Sevens Gold…

Fiji players and staff huddle as they win gold after the Men's Rugby Sevens Gold…

The Fiji players, renowned for both their humility and size, kneel to receive their medals from the Princess Royal Great Britain finished with silver in the inaugural men's rugby sevens as Fiji beat them 43-7 to claim gold - the country's first ever Olympic medal.

Rio Olympics 2016: Silver for GB as Fiji win sevens gold

The Fiji players, renowned for both their humility and size, kneel to receive their medals from the Princess Royal Great Britain finished with silver in the inaugural men's rugby sevens as Fiji beat them 43-7 to claim gold - the country's first ever Olympic medal.

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