Michael Houlie wins gold at Youth Olympics

Michael Houlie made history at Youth Olympics with swimming gold

Michael Houlie winning Gold Michael Houlie winning Gold
IOL reported: "The South African team has reason to be satisfied with their performance in the first week at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, having won three medals.

The two gold and a silver are already an improvement on their performance from the 2014 Nanjing Games, where they could only manage one podium place.

They got their campaign off to an emphatic start, with Amber Schlebusch winning the country’s first gold medal in the triathlon.

On Saturday, flag-bearer Michael Houlie become the first person of colour to win an individual medal in the pool at a major multi-sport event after bagging the 50m breaststroke gold medal..." Read more HERE