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Golden Day for Hosts Argentina at Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 as Maria Ordas Wins Women’s Single Sculls. Ukraine’s Ivan Tyshchenko Wins Men’s Event

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: GOLDEN DAY FOR HOSTS ARGENTINA AT YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES BUENOS AIRES 2018 AS MARIA ORDAS WINS WOMEN’S SINGLE SCULLS. UKRAINE’S IVAN TYSHCHENKO WINS MEN’S EVENT                                               

DATE: 10 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: English, Spanish, Ukrainian

 

STORY SCRIPT:

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach was sitting amongst the fans as host nation Argentina celebrated its first gold medal of Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.

Maria Ordas comfortably saw off her rivals in the Junior Women’s Single Sculls to the delight of fans gathered on the Puente de la Mujer Bridge overlooking the course.

She triggered the finishing line klaxon half a second ahead of Sweden’s Elin Lindroth of Sweden. Bronze medallist Greta Jaanson of Estonia finished 2.32 seconds behind the Argentinian winner.

The Junior Men’s Single Sculls was won by Ukraine’s Ivan Tyshchenko. The 18 year old pipped Ivan Brynza of Belarus to the finishing line by 0.37 seconds. Australia’s Cormac Kennedy-Leverett finished 1.37 seconds behind the Ukrainian winner.

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