Fourteen year old Bobbi Gichard, the youngest swimmer in the field, was a blink away from victory at the Youth Olympic Games in China today.
Youth Olympic medallist Bobbi Gichard has missed out qualifying for her second final after heats of the 200m backstroke in China today.
Hawkes Bay swimmer Bobbi Gichard will be the sole New Zealander in the pool on the second night of the Youth Olympic Games in China today.
The New Zealand swim team has arrived in the Gold Coast for a test against the best in the 12th Pan Pacific Championship starting on Thursday.
Fourteen year old Bobbi Gichard has swum into medal contention for tomorrow’s final on the opening night of competition at the Youth Olympic Games in China.
New Zealand’s terrific teens Bobbi Gichard and Gabrielle Fa’amausili made strong starts in the pool on the first day of the Youth Olympic Games in China today.
Swimming Junior World Champion in the 50m backstroke and world record holder, Gabrielle Fa'amausili has been announced as flag bearer for the New Zealand Youth Olympic Games Team in Nanjing 2014.
Last night (NZT) was the final day of competition at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in California and saw an outstanding medal tally achieved by this talented team of young athletes - nine golds, two silver and two bronze medals for the NZ Para-Swim team.