GAMES RECORD AND GOLD FOR LATE SHOW BAPTISTE IN BUENOS AIRES

Form played out on the final day of athletics at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday (16), as nine of the 11 stage one winners wrapped up gold medals in Buenos Aires’ final session of athletics.

The only change in overall leaders came in the men’s pole vault, where Thierry Baptiste – third after the first stage – set a Games record and personal best 5.32m with his final effort at the height.

“That was huge for me,” said Baptiste. “It’s been a long, hard season, so to get a personal best, a gold medal and to see my name up there is incredible.”

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