Team S'pore's Martina strikes silver, wins first YOG medal at Nanjing Games

Singapore's Martina Lindsay Veloso has won the country's first medal at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games.

The 14-year-old Singapore Sports School student took the silver in the girls' 10m air rifle event at the Fangshan Shooting Hall on Tuesday morning. Her score of 207.2 was just behind Switzerland's Sarah Hornung's winning effort of 207.8. Germany's Julia Budde took the bronze with a score of 186.3.

Team Singapore won two silvers and four bronzes at the inaugural Games in 2010 which Singapore hosted.

This article was published on Aug 19 in The Straits Times.

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The 14-year-old Singapore Sports School student took the silver in the girls' 10m air rifle event at the Fangshan Shooting Hall on Tuesday morning. -ST
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 07:45
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