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2017 Commonwealth Youth Games – 19 July 2017

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Team  South  Africa  competitors  arrived  safely  and  settled  in  the  Bahamas  for  the  2017  Commonwealth  Youth  Games.
The  team  departed  on  Sunday  16  July  after  attending  a  farewell  braai  at  Garden  Court   Isando  on  Saturday   night  and  arrived   on  Monday.   They   are   staying  at   Baha  Mar   a   beautiful  hotel  in  the  city  which  is  in  the  vicinity  of  all  the  competition  venues.
The  Opening  Ceremony  of  the  Commonwealth  Youth  Games  was  on  Tuesday,  18  July   2017  and  the  flag  bearer,  Hanim  Abrahams,  a  gold  medallist  in  both  the  Senior  and  Junior   African  Swimming  Championships,  led  Team  SA.

Beach  Volleyball  
Team  SA’s  Beach  Volleyball  duo  opened  their  campaign  on  Tuesday  18  July  in  a  match   against  Cyprus  at  Malcolm  Park  Beach  Soccer
Facility.  They  lost  their  first  match  to  Cyprus  and  they  will  be  competing  against  the   hosts,  Bahamas  this  afternoon.

Sport     Event   Athlete’s  name     Results/Comment   Beach  Volleyball     Men’s  Twos   Lukholo  Jooste   &  Aviwe   Mamfanya   Lost  to  Cyprus   Judo   Mens 60kg   Musa Thetsane,   He suffered a knee injury during his fight against Bahamas. Second up was Zambia and he lost. 3rd fight he fought against Malawi and he won.



Women 50 Butterfly Prelims 1 F Dune Coetzee

Men 50 Butterfly Prelims 2 M –

Women 200 Freestyle Prelims 3 F Dune Coetzee

Women 200 Freestyle Prelims 3 F Rebecca Meder

Men 200 Freestyle Prelims 4 M Jarryd Baxter

Women 100 Backstroke Prelims 5 F Mariella Venter

Men 100 Backstroke Prelims 6 M Jack Oliver

Men 100 Backstroke Prelims 6 M Laun Grobbelaar

Women 200 Breaststroke Prelims 7 F Hanim Abrahams

Men 200 Breaststroke Prelims 8 M Michael Houlie

Men 200 Breaststroke Prelims 8 M Laun Grobbelaar

Men 1500 Freestyle Prelims 9 M Jarryd Baxter

Women 50 Butterfly Finals 1

Men 50 Butterfly Finals 2

Women 200 Freestyle Finals 3

Men 200 Freestyle Finals 4

Women 100 Backstroke Finals 5

Men 100 Backstroke Finals 6

Women 200 Breaststroke Finals 7

Men 200 Breaststroke Finals 8

Men 1500 Freestyle Finals 9

Tennis Singles
1st Round M
Siphosothando Montsi F Minette van Vreden
Mixed Doubles
1st Round
Siphosothando Montsi Minette van Vreden

Beach Volley

Doubles M Lukholo Jooste Aviwe Mamfanya

by Sascoc

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