Day Two Bahamas Commonwealth Youth Games
New Zealand gets a Clean Sweep in boxing on the second day of the Commonwealth Youth Games. Both Kyle Ting Chen and Shylah Te Urang Waikai won their bouts with ease garrenting them both for a medal placement.
Taiwan Born New Zealander Kyle Ting Chen took on Walsh Jay Daniel Munn. Chen won the bout clear with 5 - 0 Pts. Chen still fighting off a flu type infection will be getting a well deserve rest tomorrow before taking on British Aaron Patrick Bowen in the Semi Finals.
New Zealander Shylah Te Urang Waikai took on Mozambique Boxer Helena Ismael Bagao. Waikai also won the bout very convincingly by 5 - 0 Pts decision. The bout was originally Scheduled for tomorrow according to the Commonwealth Games official website, but instead took place today. Waikai will now be going up against Scottish Megan Elizabeth Gordon in the semi finals after a day off tomorrow.
Samoan boxer Seanoa Hall lost his Quarter final bout against Northern Ireland John Moran. On the bright side two Samoan boxer remain in the tournament with both Damian Vaughan and Marion Ah Tong to fight in the Quarter finals tomorrow.
New Zealander Pelea Soara Fruean still has her quarter final bout tomorrow against British Sadie Thomas.
As for the other part of the commonwealth youth games, New Zealand is currently placed second in the Medal count with 7 Gold, 3 Silver, 4 Bronze behind England.
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
SILVER Mya Rae Rasmussen Swimming Girls 200m Breaststroke
SILVER Laticia-Leigh Transom Swimming Girls 100m Freestyle
SILVER Abigail Chloe Morton Cycling-Road Girls Time Trial
BRONZE Finn Alexander Kennard Campbell Swimming Boys 100m Backstroke
BRONZE Gina Michelle Galloway Swimming Girls 100m Backstroke
BRONZE Ciara Eve Blaau Smith Swimming Girls 50m Breaststroke
BRONZE Katrina Annais Robinson Athletics Girls 1500m