Fiji’s First Medal

Fiji’s First Medal

19-08-2016 07:00

Fiji is an island. It is in the Pacific Ocean. It is not big. It wins its first Olympic Medal.

The Fiji rugby team wins. The team does a great job. The players beat Great Britain 43-7. Fiji’s prime minister declares a public holiday.

Many people come to bars, shopping centres and the national stadium. They watch the match. They are very, very happy when the team wins.

The rugby team has a British coach. He is very happy, too.

Difficult words: declare (officially say that something is now true), public holiday (a country’s special day when people do not work), match (a game of rugby).

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