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Team SA: How they fared on Day 2

by ZwemZa on October 9th, 2018

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA – OCTOBER 08: Dune Coetzee of South Africa competes in Women’s 200m Butterfly heats 1 during day 2 of Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games at Aquatics Center of Olympic Park on October 8, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Amilcar Orfali/Getty Images)

Team SA were in action across six sporting codes on day two of the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires on Monday 8 October. Dune Coetzee picked up a silver medal in the women’s 200m butterfly, for Team SA’s second medal of the Games.

200m Individual Medley: Hendrik Duvenhage finished fifth in his heat in 2min 08.89sec, which placed him 15th overall but failing to qualify for the final.
100m Men’s Butterfly: Duvenhage finished sixth in his heat in 55.86sec, with placed him 30th overall but failing to qualify for the final.
200m Women’s Butterfly: SILVER! Dune Coetzee won her heat in 2:12.41 and then improved her time in the final to 2:11.71 which earned her the silver medal.
100m Men’s Breaststroke, Final: Michael Houlie finished in 1:01.70, which placed him fifth in a final won by China’s Jiajun Sun.
Women’s 4x100m medley relay, final: Team SA finished sixth in 14:17.78, with the gold medal being won by China in 4:05.18.

Men: Christiaan Stroebel finished 21st in a race won by New Zealand’s McCullough. Stroebel’s overall time was 57min 34sec, with the gold medal won in 53:27.


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