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2017 Commonwealth Youth Games – 24 July 2017

A big congratulations to team South Africa on your outstanding performance at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games that were held in Nassau, Bahamas from 19-23 July.

Team SA concluded the Games with a medal tally of 18 medals (eigh gold, three silver and seven bronze) and placed 5th on the overall medal table. Fifteen of the total medals were obtained by athletes from swimming, whilst the other three, which were all bronze came from Judo, Athletics and Boxing athletes.

Team SA  had representation in six of the nine sporting codes that were showcased on the Caribbean island.

The six codes were: Athletics, Beach Volleyball, Boxing, Judo, Swimming and Tennis.

The Team will be departing from Bahamas on Monday and arriving in South Africa on Tuesday night. We wish them safe travels back home, and once again we congratulate our athletes on a great performance and holding the South African flag up high at the Games.

SUMMARY OF RESULTS

Sport Athlete Event Medal
Athletics Boitumelo Mayo 400m Hurdles Bronze
Boxing Siyakholwa Kuse 46-49Kg Bronze
Judo Mosa Thetsane -60Kg Bronze
Swimming Hanim Abrahams 100m Breaststroke Gold
    200m Breaststroke Bronze
  Rebecca Meder 400m IM Silver
    200m Freestyle Bronze
    800m Freestyle Bronze
  Mariella Venter 100m Backstroke Gold
    200m Backstroke Gold
    50m Backstroke Bronze
  Jarryd Baxter 200m Backstroke Gold
    400m Freestyle Gold
    200m Freestyle Silver
  Luan Grobbelaar 200m Breaststroke Gold
  Michael Houlie 100m Breaststroke Gold
    50m Breaststroke Gold
    200m Breaststroke Silver

Medals per Sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics     1 1
Boxing     1 1
Judo     1 1
Swimming 8 3 4 15
Total 8 3 7 18

Medals per Demographics

Medal Female Men Black White Coloured
Gold 2 4   5 3
Silver 1 2   3 1
Bronze 3 3 3 2 1

Final Medal Tally

Rank CGA Total
1 England 23 16 12 51
2 Australia 14 14 11 39
3 New Zealand 8 14 9 31
4 Scotland 8 6 7 21
5 South Africa 8 3 7 18
6 Singapore 7 4 6 17
7 India 4 1 6 11
8 Kenya 3 1 0 4
9 Canada

 

2 7 9 18
10 Wales 2 6 5 13

by Sascoc

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