Sunday, October 7 

Fencing (1 bronze)

May Tieu won Team USA’s first medal of the Youth Olympic Games as she claimed bronze in women’s foil event. Her teammate Robert Vidovszky also advanced to the bronze-medal bout in men’s sabre and finished fourth with a 15-10 loss to Mazen Elaraby of Egypt. MORE.

 

Badminton

Jennie Gai shut out Fernanda Saponara Rivva from Peru with a 2-0 win in group F of the women’s singles group play stage.

 

Basketball

The men’s 3x3 team narrowly lost their first game in Buenos Aires with a 18-16 game against Russia, but returned in the afternoon with a 21-19 victory over Mongolia - courtesy of a last-minute free throw by Carson McCorkle - in their second game of pool play. MORE.

 

Beach Volleyball

The women’s team of Devon Newberry and Lindsey Sparks was victorious in a 2-0 win over Australia to open pool play. They took the win in dominant fashion with sets of 21-9 and 21-13. Meanwhile, the men’s team of Tim Brewster and John Schwengel played two close matches, but ultimately fell to Indonesia with a 2-0 loss in their opening pool play match. They dropped the first set with a close margin of 23-21, and the second set 21-18.


Gymnastics

Brandon Briones qualified for the floor exercise final in men’s artistic gymnastics all-around qualification. MORE.

 

Rowing

In the first round of the men’s single sculls, Max Heid finished 18th while the women’s pair of Catherine Garrett and Kaitlin Knifton finished 10th in the first round of competition. The second round of races takes place tomorrow, Oct. 8.

 

Sailing

Windsurfer Dominique Stater finished in the top-half of her first race, coming in 10th in the before finishing 15th in her second race of the women’s Techno 293+ event. Manuel Nores finished 17th and 23rd in the men’s Techno 293+ field. They continue competition with four races each tomorrow, Oct. 8.

 

Swimming
Kate Douglass advanced to the final of the 200-meter IM, finishing sixth. Rhyan White finished second in the semifinal of the 100 backstroke and will compete in the final tomorrow. Will Barao (400 free), Ethan Dang (100 back), Ethan Harder (100 back) and the mixed 4x100 freestyle relay (consisting of Barao, Dang, Douglass and Maddie Donohoe) also competed but did not advance to the final of their respective events.

 

Taekwondo

Sharif Salim fell to Mohamed Khalil Jendoubi from Tunisia, 11-8, in the men’s 48 kg. quarterfinals.

 

Table Tennis

Kanak Jha came out strong with a 4-0 shutout over Maciej Kolodziejczyk from Austria in the men’s singles preliminary stage, and continued his winning trend with a 4-2 victory over Nicolas Ignacio Burgos of Chile. Amy Wang shut out Haeeun Choi of Korea, 4-0, in the women’s singles preliminary stage.

 

Tennis

In men’s singles, Drew Baird was victorious in his first round with a 2-1 win over Patrick Sydow of Aruba while Tristan Boyer lost 2-0 against Yanki Erel of Turkey. The women’s doubles team of Lea Ma and Alexa Noel lost to a mixed team from Romania and Switzerland.

 

Triathlon

Parker Albright competed in the women’s triathlon event, but withdrew after the swim portion.