This is New Zealand’s 25th entry into the Olympic Games, and we’ve sent 100 strong woman and 99 men, the first time ever that our female athletes have outweighed our guys.
So far the girls have been pulling in the medals for us. At this early stage in the games the Womens Rugby Sevens team and Kiwi shooter Natalie Rooney have secured New Zealand two silver medals.
But who are our most favourite athletes on social media? Well the boys take it out really. We’re a country obsessed with Rugby, so our rugby 7’s team have dominated the Instagram charts.
Out of the top 8 only Lydia Ko breaks up the Rugby 7’s streak. Go to the Next Page to see the full list