Another Guaranteed medal for Kiwi
Day Three of the Boxing Tournament in the Commonwealth Youth games and another New Zealander is guaranteed a medal.
Today New Zealander Pelea Soara Fruean took on British Sadie Thomas. Fruean won the bout by a landslide with 5 - 0 Pts. Fruean is the third New Zealander in a row to produce the same result with Kyle Ting Chen and Shylah Te Urang Waikai winning their bouts yesterday. Tomorrow the three New Zealanders will be competing in the semi finals, however win or lose they are all guaranteed a bronze medal at least.
As for Samoan boxers, Marion Ah Tong unfortunately lost his bout against Northern Ireland Anthony Johnston. Damien Vaughan won his bout against Tyron Thomas. Vaughan is now the last Samoan boxer in the tournament but he is guaranteed a medal.
Tomorrow's line up:
New Zealand Kyle Ting Chen vs England Aaron Patrick Bowen Semi Finals Male 75kgs Middleweight. (Loser Gets Bronze Medal)
This will be Kyle's 50th amateur bout in his boxing career. He is also one of youngest member on the New Zealand Commonwealth team and youngest boxer competing. Chen has been boxing with a flu type infection since arriving into the Bahamas, but its been reported that he been feeling much better.
New Zealand Shylah Te Urang Waikai vs Scotland Megan Elizabeth Gordon Semi Finals Female 51 kgs Flyweight. (Loser Gets Bronze Medal)
New Zealand Pelea Soara Fruean vs Australia Ella Jade Boot Semi Finals Female 60 kgs Lightweight. (Loser Gets Bronze Medal)
Samoa Damien Vaughan vs Scotland Lewis Beggs Johnstone Semi Finals Male 81 kgs Light Heavyweight. (Loser Gets Bronze Medal)
New Zealand is still second place on the medal rankings with 8 gold, 7 silver and 5 bronze.Here are the current Commonwealth youth Medal Holders:
GOLD Zac Robert Gavi Reid Swimming Boys 1500m Freestyle
GOLD Lewis Douglas Clarenurt Swimming Boys 200m Freestyle
GOLD Lewis Douglas Clarenurt Swimming Boys 400m Individual Medley
GOLD Laticia-Leigh Transom Swimming Girls 200m Freestyle
GOLD Finn Alexander Kennard Swimming Boys 50m Backstroke
GOLD Mya Rae Rasmussen Swimming Girls 400m Individual Medley
GOLD New Zealand Swimming Mixed 4x200m Freestyle Relay
GOLD Connor Alan Bell Athletics Boys Discus Throw
SILVER Mya Rae Rasmussen Swimming Girls 200m Breaststroke
SILVER Laticia-Leigh Transom Swimming Girls 100m Freestyle
SILVER Ciara Eve Blaau Smith Swimming Girls Girls 100m Breaststroke
SILVER Lewis Douglas Clareburt Swimming Boys 400m Freestyle
SILVER Abigail Chloe Morton Cycling-Road Girls Time Trial
SILVER Nicholas Niel Palmer Athletics Boys Shot Put
SILVER Tatiana Kay Kaumoana Girls Discus Throw
BRONZE Finn Alexander Kennard Campbell Swimming Boys 100m Backstroke
BRONZE Gina Michelle Galloway Swimming Girls 100m Backstroke
BRONZE Hannah Frances Bates Swimming Girls 100m Butterfly
BRONZE Ciara Eve Blaau Smith Swimming Girls 50m Breaststroke
BRONZE Katrina Annais Robinson Athletics Girls 1500m