YOG Singapore 2010
A short summary from the Singapore Youth Olympic's TV channel featuring Ireland's Ryan Burnett as he goes on to win Ireland's first Youth Olympic Gold Medal.
Ryan Burnett has won Olympic Gold for Ireland in the mens light flyweight defeating Salman Alizada of Azerbaijan 13-6 in the Youth Olympic Games final in Singapore. IOC member Pat MCQuaid presented the medals.Jacques Rogge watched Burnetts final and immediately called OCI President Pat Hickey to congralutate him on Ireland's success in the ring.
Ireland defeated South Africa 3-1 this afternoon to finish 5th in the Youth Olympic Hockey Tournament. Two goals by Kathy Mullan in the first half and a third from Leah Ewart.
Jim Moore Head boxing coach at the Youth Olympic Games talks about Ryan Burnetts prospects in the final on August 25th in Singapore's International Convention Centre.
Joe Ward and Ryan Burnett met up with boxer Manny Pacquiao prior to the Youth Olympic Games for YOG TV and subsequent to Joe's injury in his opening bout.
Ireland's Sophie Murphy improved her position by three places today at the Olympic Sailing regatta in Singapore. She was placed 10th and 12th in todays races and now stands 19th overall in the field of 32.
Emily Greenan and coach Lindsey Weedon talk about the Modern Pentathlon team relay event which will take place on Tuesday 24th August at Singapore Sports School.
Irish Olympic Chef de Mission Martin Burke and two of the Irish girls hockey team comment on performances to date and their overall impressions of the Singapore Youth Olympic Games 14-26th August.
Joe Ward suffered disappointment in his Youth Olympic boxing bout with Australian Damian Hooper. Ward was up against a top class opponent but wasn't helped by the fact that he injured his left hand in the first round, and injured his shoulder which affected his ability to box.
Kate Veale (West Waterford AC) put in the performance of her career to date when competing in the finals of the 5.000 meters walk at the Singapore youth Olympic games tonight at the Bishan Stadium in Singapore.