In 2016 Spain shocked everyone when they qualified for Rio by defeating Russia. Spain went on to place 7th at the Olympics and placed 10th on the 2016/2017 Womens World Series circuit. Spain had a steady season regularly finishing in 10th and 11th place, but also secured two 9th place finishes in Las Vegas and Clermont. As a semi-finalist from the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens, Spain automatically qualified for the 2018 Sevens Rugby World Cup in San Francisco.
The Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona has been under construction for over 130 years and it’s only expected to be complete by 2026
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Young gun Amaia Erbina is one of the leading try scorers for the Spain and at 20 years old is one of the youngest members of the squad. Erbina was also in the Spanish Olympic squad that
World Series ranking 2016/2017:
2017 Sydney Sevens placing: