Waisale Serevi holds the Melrose Cup as Fiji are crowned World Cup Sevens champions in Hong Kong in 1997. Photo: SCMP
Waisale Serevi holds the Melrose Cup as Fiji are crowned World Cup Sevens champions in Hong Kong in 1997. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong Sevens firsts: 45 years of landmarks, from birth to Waisale Serevi to Covid

  • As the countdown to the first Hong Kong Sevens in three years continues, the Post chronicles a multitude of milestones from its colourful history
  • From the inaugural Sevens in 1976 through a change of venue to the feats of serial winners Fiji and New Zealand, the highlights kept coming

Waisale Serevi holds the Melrose Cup as Fiji are crowned World Cup Sevens champions in Hong Kong in 1997. Photo: SCMP
Waisale Serevi holds the Melrose Cup as Fiji are crowned World Cup Sevens champions in Hong Kong in 1997. Photo: SCMP
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