By Tom Degun in Singapore
August 23 - British athletes collected two more Youth Olympic medals on day eight of competition in Singapore as the team’s Flag Bearer at the Opening Ceremony David Bolarinwa (pictured) won a silver medal in the men’s continental medley relay while Annie Tagoe claimed bronze in the women’s race.
The medley relay saw athletes compete in continental teams, with the team of four running 100 metres, 200m, 300m and 400m in that order.
Both British sprinters ran the first 100m leg and ended up with a medal for their efforts.
Bolarinwa again had to concede defeat to Jamaica's Odane Skeen, the winner of the 100m earlier in the Games when the Briton had finished third, who was part of the winning Americas team.
Bolarinwa "I am really pleased.
"To be going home with two medals is fantastic and my start was a lot better than in the 100m final as well so that was great."
Tagoe, who was finished fourth in the women’s final, said: "I wasn’t going to go home without a medal.
"I had seen David’s [Bolarinwa] and Charlie’s [Grice] and I really wanted one so I am delighted."
Once more gold went to the Americas while Africa clinched silver, largely thanks to the efforts of Nigerian 100m and 200m runners Josephine Omaka and Nkiruka F Nwakwe, who both topped the podium in their respective individual events.
The two medals take Britain’s haul at the Games up to 12 medals with five golds, two silver and five bronzes.
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