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Golds for Italy, Japan, Sweden, and Hungary on Day Four of Swimming at Buenos Aires 2018

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: GOLDS FOR ITALY, JAPAN, SWEDEN, AND HUNGARY ON DAY FOUR OF SWIMMING AT BUENOS AIRES 2018

DATE: 10 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: English, Italian, Swedish, Japanese

 

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Italy’s Thomas Ceccon finally struck gold at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 when he won the men’s 50m freestyle. Ceccon has also claimed two silvers and two bronzes, losing out to Russia’s 50m backstroke World Record holder Kliment Kolesnikov later in the evening – the second time this week he’s had to settle for silver behind Kolesnikov.

Japan’s Yu Hanaguruma comfortably won the Men’s 200m Breastroke Final. The eighteen year old finished almost two seconds ahead of the silver medallist, Savvas Thomoglou of Greece. Poland’s Jan Kalusowski won bronze.

A classic blanket finish in the women’s 50m Butterfly ended in victory for Sweden’s Sara Junevik and four medals being awarded. The 18-year-old won gold in 26.4 seconds, with Anastasiya Shkurdai of Belarus claiming silver. Russia’s Polina Egorova and Germany’s Angelian Koehler could not be separated for the bronze medal position.

The women’s 200m freestyle final was won by Ajna Kesely of Hungary. The 17-year-old took gold after a battle with China’s Junxuan Yang. Kesely beat out Yang by seventeen hundredths of a second. The Czech Republic’s Barbora Seemanova had to settle for bronze.

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