Fiji came out storming through tries from Osea Kolinisau, Jerry Tuwai, Jasa Veremalua, Leone Nakawara and Vatemo Ravouvou to establish a 29-0 interval lead.
Fiji's Vatemo Ravouvou (left) challenges Great Britain's Mark Bennett during the Rugby Sevens Men's Gold Medal Match between Fiji and Great Britain at the Deodoro Stadium on the sixth day of the Rio Olympic Games, Brazil Great Britain only came together at the end of May, when a 27-man squad was assembled from England, Scotland and Wales.
In comparison, other nations have been on the circuit preparing for the last couple of seasons, with the trio of home nations normally appearing as separate entities.
Head coach Amor and his assistant and current Wales boss Gareth Williams put their squad through their paces at the Lensbury Club in Teddington with a six-week intensive period as they aimed to mould and unify a side under the Team GB banner.
Former England defender and Team GB boss manager at London 2012 Stuart Pearce and Olympic 2000 heptathlon champion Denise Lewis helped this process.
Players from Great Britain with their silver medals after finishing runners up in the Rugby Sevens Men's Gold Medal Match between Fiji and Great Britain at the Deodoro Stadium on the sixth day of the Rio Olympic Games, Brazil The Rio 2016 final was a match too far for Team GB Sevens as Fiji cantered to their first-ever Olympic medal in any sport with a golden display at the Deodoro Stadium in a thumping final 43-7 win.
The Fijians claimed gold in the first Olympic Sevens competition as they hammered GB in the final with Simon Amor's men having to settle for silver.
Seeing the fearsome Fijian forward Leone Nakawara weeping uncontrollably in triumph was one of the defining images of the tournament.
It demonstrated what it meant to the nation with the game being beamed back live to the national stadium in Suva.
At times it was like watching the Harlem Globetrotters or the American 'Dream Team' basketball stars.
Welsh duo James Davies and Sam Cross still celebrated silver medals which takes the Welsh tally to four as the pair joined swimmer Jazz Carlin and rower Vicky Thornley in gaining second-place podium positions.
Great Britain's James Davies bites his silver medal after the Rugby Sevens Men's Gold Medal Match between Fiji and Great Britain at the Deodoro Stadium on the sixth day of the Rio Olympic Games, Brazil Team GB had ensured they would win at least a silver with a hard-fought semi-final 7-5 win over South Africa, while Fiji had defeated Japan 20-5 in the other last four fixture.