A successful heat session at the Singapore Sports School pool this morning sees Australia swimmers going into three finals tonight as the fastest qualifiers.
The Australian 4 x 100m freestyle mixed relay team claimed its country’s second medal of the Games – a silver – going down to the relentless Chinese by just 35 hundredths of a second in a thriller typical of Olympic competition.
Having watched his teammate Ellie Salthouse win silver in the women’s individual triathlon in the first event of the Games, Michael Gosman will kick-start day 2 in the men’s event.
Aussie swimmers had a mixed morning in the opening swimming session with several athletes pushing into semis and the mixed relay team qualified fastest for the final, and others just missing out.
The Australian Youth Olympic Team assembled at Sydney Olympic Park on Wednesday morning for a two day camp allowing athletes to train together for competition ahead of departure to Singapore for the Youth Olympic Games.
The Australian swim team for the Youth Olympic Games boasts one the country’s brightest swimming prospects in Kenneth To, who is set to cut through the water in no less than 10 different events.