Leading try-scorer to spearhead Britain’s Olympic quest | Sunday Observer

Leading try-scorer to spearhead Britain’s Olympic quest

20 June, 2021
Dan Norton
Dan Norton

All-time World Rugby Sevens Series leading try scorer Dan Norton will spearhead Britain’s challenge at the Tokyo Olympics.

Abbie Brown and Megan Jones will co-captain the women’s squad, which sees 2014 World Cup winner Natasha Hunt called up for her second Olympics.

Women’s head coach Scott Forrest said: “This squad for me has the potential to go and win a gold medal.”

Britain’s men’s won the silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, while the women came fourth.

Britain’s men squad: Dan Bibby, Alec Coombes, Alex Davis, Robbie Fergusson, Harry Glover, Ben Harris, Ollie Lindsay-Hague, Ross McCann, Max McFarland, Tom Mitchell, Dan Norton, Ethan Waddleton. (BBC sport)

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