2018 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES
- October 6th-18th, 2018
- Swimming Portion: October 7th-12th, 2018
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Schedule & Results
- YouTube Live Stream (24hr Youth Olympic Stream)
Through the penultimate night of competition of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, a record number of nations penetrated the medal standings, totaling 30 in all. With Vietnamese swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang‘s gold in the men’s 800 freestyle, he gave his nation a gold and put it on the board, ranking 12th.
Russia remains on top and is out of reach with just 1 day of competition left, entering Friday’s final session with 10 golds, 3 silvers and 2 bronze medals to make it 15 in all. Russia is the only nation with double-digit golds, as well as a double-digit medal haul overall with still more racing to come.
Remaining in their spots as runner-up and beyond is Hungary, China and Italy, while Australia made a moved up to 5th, courtesy of teenage titan Kaylee McKeown‘s gold in the 50m backstroke last night.
SWIMMING MEDAL TABLE THROUGH DAY 5 OF THE 2018 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES
* Host nation (Argentina)
|9||Czech Republic (CZE)||1||0||1||2|
|South Africa (RSA)||0||1||0||1|
|United States (USA)||0||0||1||1|
|Totals (30 nations)||27||28||27||82|