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.
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.
DAY 1 RESULTS
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.
DAY 2 COMPETITION SCHEDULE
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
1st Round M
Siphosothando Montsi F Minette van Vreden
Siphosothando Montsi Minette van Vreden
Doubles M Lukholo Jooste Aviwe Mamfanya