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Celebrations Erupt in Fiji After Olympic Rugby Win Over New Zealand

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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