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Argentina: Russian swimmer Minakov nabs fifth gold medal at Youth Olympic Games02:25

Argentina: Russian swimmer Minakov nabs fifth gold medal at Youth Olympic Games

Argentina, Buenos Aires
October 12, 2018 at 10:07 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian swimmer Andrei Minakov won his fifth gold medal with a victory in the 50m butterfly at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires on Friday

Minakov’s time was 22.62 seconds, just 0.01 seconds ahead of the silver medallist’s time, which was picked up by compatriot Daniil Markov, followed by bronze medallist Tomoe Hvas of Norway.

Later in the evening, Russia took gold in the women’s 4x100 metre freestyle relay. Russia produced a strong performance throughout, but eventually stretched away on the last leg to take the gold medal in a time of 3:45.26.

Russia is currently far ahead of its competitors in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, having won 18 gold medals to date. Hungary, currently in second place, has 8.

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Russian swimmer Andrei Minakov won his fifth gold medal with a victory in the 50m butterfly at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires on Friday

Minakov’s time was 22.62 seconds, just 0.01 seconds ahead of the silver medallist’s time, which was picked up by compatriot Daniil Markov, followed by bronze medallist Tomoe Hvas of Norway.

Later in the evening, Russia took gold in the women’s 4x100 metre freestyle relay. Russia produced a strong performance throughout, but eventually stretched away on the last leg to take the gold medal in a time of 3:45.26.

Russia is currently far ahead of its competitors in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, having won 18 gold medals to date. Hungary, currently in second place, has 8.

Mandatory credit to IOC

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