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. 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
|NOC||Seychelles Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association|
|Competitors||4 in 4 sports|
|Flag bearer||Kervin Ghislain|
|Summer Youth Olympics appearances|
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.
- Track and Road Events
|Marie-Michell Athanase||Girls' 200 m||27.10 (SB)||14||B||26.44 (PB)||14|
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.
|Athlete||Event||Group Stage||Knock-Out Stage|
|Match 1||Match 2||Match 3||Rank||Quarterfinal||Semifinal||Final||Rank|
|Kervin Ghislain||Boys' singles|| Loh (MAS)
| Nguyen (VIE)
| Lare (TUR)
|4||Did not advance|
|Stan Nicette||Bantamweight (54kg)|| Robeisy Eloy Ramirez (CUB)
|Did not advance||5th Place Bout
Alexandru Marin (ROU)
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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.
|Shannon Austin||Girls' 200 m freestyle||2:10.54||33||Did not advance|
|Girls' 400 m freestyle||4:34.81||23||Did not advance|
- "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.
- "Schedule/Results". Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee. Archived from the original (data tables) on August 26, 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-28.