Fiji goes goes crazy to celebrate Fiji's gold medal

Footage in the video above comes courtesy of UN Women / Kate Davidson.

A nation celebrates after Fiji claims its first Olympic medal with a gold in the Olympics sevens tournament in Rio.

Celebrations have hit the streets of Suva as locals erupt in to singing, clapping and dancing.

In what had otherwise been a tight competition in sevens' successful Olympic debut, the Flying Fijians blew Great Britain away 43-7 in a one-sided final at Deodoro Stadium.

Fijian players cried, said prayers of thanks and sung a hymn together in magic scenes on Thursday night.

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