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Rugby Sevens star Ellia Green is one to watch on field ahead of Rio - here’s why you should get to know her off the pitch, too.
By
Erin Byrnes

Source:
Zela
11 May 2016 - 11:30 AM  UPDATED 11 May 2016 - 11:30 AM

She scored one of the greatest tries you’ll ever see

She has blinding speed, and regularly leaves opponents in her wake

Along with that speed? Explosive strength. Just watch her lay out this reporter

She’s super close with her mum, Yolantha

When Yolantha was diagnosed with cancer, the Sevens team came together to create a fundraising calendar

She’ll inspire you to get into the gym

Seriously. You’ll be Green with envy

Have they started calling her ‘The Hulk’ yet? Because she can military press her teammates

Those box jumps though

Her hair? Well, that deserves an Instagram of its own

Despite being an incredibly athletic human, she still has a goofy streak

And has mad beat box game

So jump on the Green bandwagon now, because she’s set to be one of the breakout stars of the Rio Olympics

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