The Team behind olympic-rugby.org

    This petition is a grass-roots initiative from rugby players for rugby players and friends of our great game. Rugby keeps enriching our lives and the experiences and friendships we have made and are making on and off the rugby fields across the globe have been phenomenal!

    Rugby's successful inclusion into the Olympic Games holds opportunities for our sport that are nothing short of awesome! It will open our game to the world and give many more players experiences likes the ones we have been fortunate to make and come to treasure over the years.

    The team behind olympic-rugby.org are, starting with the forwards:

    Bodo - 5, Manu - 8, Axel - 9, Conl - 11, Till - 15

    Rugby exemplifies the Olympic spirit and the ideal of a world in union - here an example:

    The olympic-rugby.org team members have played 15s and 7s rugby in the following 26 countries:

    Andorra, Argentina, Belgium, Chile, Czech Republic, Croatia, England, France, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Malta, Moldova, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, South Africa, Thailand, Uruguay, Ukraine, Wales

    The team members have also made many friends playing rugby with or against players from the following 45 countries:

    Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Croatia, England, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Hong-Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Namibia, New Zealand, Paraguay, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Russia, Samoa, Scotland, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tunisia, USA, Uruguay, Ukraine, Wales, Zimbabwe

    We combined our passion with expertise - off the field, our crew are experts in various disciplines such as web development, web design, marketing, online marketing, sports marketing, SEO, server administration, project and brand management which is why we were in a position to kick off this initiative.

    That said, the people who are making the real difference are all of you! Signing the petition and spreading the word!

    See you at the Games!

    The olympic-rugby.org team

    Ps. Axel - Bodo

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