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Double Success for Hungary on Final Night of Swimming at Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, Golds Too for Czech Republic, Japan and South Africa

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: DOUBLE SUCCESS FOR HUNGARY ON FINAL NIGHT OF SWIMMING AT YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES BUENOS AIRES 2018, GOLDS TOO FOR CZECH REPUBLIC, JAPAN AND SOUTH AFRICA                    

DATE: 12 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: English, Czech, Japanese, Hungarian

STORY SCRIPT:

The final day of the swimming events at the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires took place on Friday.

For Barbora Seemanova of the Czech Republic, the competition came to a great conclusion.

In the first race of the evening, she powered to victory in the women’s 50 metre freestyle to take the gold medal in a time of 25.14 seconds.

It was her second gold medal of the Games, after she topped the podium in the women’s 100 metre freestyle and took the bronze in the 200 metre freestyle.

Mayuka Yamamoto of Japan took the silver medal while the bronze was shared between Junxuan Yang of China and Neza Klancar of Slovenia.

There was further joy for Japan in the pool soon afterwards when Shiori Asaba won the women’s 200 metre breaststroke in a time of 2:26.80.

It was a second medal of the Games for the 18 year old after she took a bronze in the 4 x 100 metre freestyle relay.

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