Since its introduction to the Commonwealth Games in 1998, Sevens has played a key role in each of the Games it has featured in. Crowds have packed the stadium and the action has been fast and furious, bringing a new dimension to the list of established events.
The success of Sevens as a Commonwealth Games sport has helped it gain Olympic status for 2016 when it will make its debut in Rio.
It sets the sport a challenge to enrapture and entertain a host nation not familiar with the oval-ball game, to convince the International Olympic Committee that it should be retained for future Games.
Here are the lessons Rio can take from the Glasgow tournament to make Sevens a success.