Athletes get on track at Youth Summer Olympics

Several athletes represented team Bahamas yesterday at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

In the pool, Izaak Bastian competed in his final event of the games. He finished eighth overall in the semifinal round of the men’s 50-metre (m) breaststroke in 29.35 seconds. James Houlie, from the Republic of South Africa, won the race in 27.33 seconds.

Denis Petrashov, from Kyrgyzstan, in 28.62 seconds, and Santiago Saint-Upery, in 28.76 seconds.

Bastian finished fifth overall in heat five in 29.01 seconds to qualify for the semifinals.

On the track, Megan Moss finished sixth in heat three of the women’s 400m in 1:02.25, failing to make the semifinals. Raymond Oriakhi was fourth in heat three of the men’s 400 in 51.01 seconds, and on the track, Shaun Miller finished ninth overall with a leap of 2.05m.