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Seychelles at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics

Seychelles competed at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics, the inaugural Youth Olympic Games, held in Singapore from August 14 to August 26, 2010. The nation was represented by the Seychelles Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association, which sent a total of four athletes to compete in four sports. The flagbearer at the opening ceremony for the nation was badminton player Kervin Ghislain.[1] Seychelles' Olympic team was one of the 106 that did not win a single medal at the Games.

Seychelles at the
2010 Summer Youth Olympics
Flag of Seychelles.svg
IOC code SEY
NOC Seychelles Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association
in Singapore
Competitors 4 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Kervin Ghislain
Summer Youth Olympics appearances


Athletics pictogram.svg AthleticsEdit

Sole competitor for the nation in athletics Marie-Michell Athanase, competing in the girls' 200 metres, set a season best with a time of 27.10 seconds but failed to make it into the medal final. She progressed to the B Final (non-medal final), where she set a personal best in the event with a time of 26.44 seconds.[2]


Track and Road Events
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Type Result Rank
Marie-Michell Athanase Girls' 200 m 27.10 (SB) 14 B 26.44 (PB) 14

Badminton pictogram.svg BadmintonEdit

Kervin Ghislain, the sole competitor in badminton for Seychelles, played three matches in the group play of the boys' singles, and was defeated in all three. As such he did not advance to the quarterfinals and beyond.[2]

Athlete Event Group Stage Knock-Out Stage
Match 1 Match 2 Match 3 Rank Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Kervin Ghislain Boys' singles   Loh (MAS)
L 0-2
(8–21, 5-21)
  Nguyen (VIE)
L 0-2
(13-21, 11-21)
  Lare (TUR)
L 0-2
(12-21, 16-21)
4 Did not advance

Boxing pictogram.svg BoxingEdit

Boxer Stan Nicette competed in the men's bantam 54kg. In the preliminaries, he fought against Robeisy Eloy Ramirez of Cuba and lost with a score of 17–3, thus did not progress to the semifinals.[2]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final Rank
Stan Nicette Bantamweight (54kg)   Robeisy Eloy Ramirez (CUB)
L 3-17
Did not advance 5th Place Bout
  Alexandru Marin (ROU)
L RSC R3 2:30

Swimming pictogram.svg SwimmingEdit

Shannon Austin was the only Seychellois athlete at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics to compete in more than one event; namely, the girls' 200 metres freestyle and the girls' 400 metres freestyle. Despite clinching a second place in heat 2 of the girls' 200 metres freestyle, her timing was not enough to secure her a place in the final. She did not progress to the final either in the girls' 400 metres freestyle.[2]

Athlete Events Heat Final
Time Position Time Position
Shannon Austin Girls' 200 m freestyle 2:10.54 33 Did not advance
Girls' 400 m freestyle 4:34.81 23 Did not advance

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "List of NOC Flag Bearers for Opening Ceremony" (PDF) (Press release). Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee. 14 August 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-14. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Schedule/Results". Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee. Archived from the original (data tables) on August 26, 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 

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