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Rui Xuan Earns YOG Spot For Singapore

Road To Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games Series (Latin America)


Goi Rui Xuan has earned Singapore a berth at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games in October after winning the Road to Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games Latin America qualification tournament in Asuncion, Paraguay, on 15 April 2018.

The 17-year-old was seeded sixth in the competition and commenced play by beating Chilean Valentina Rios and Ecuador's Nathaly Paredes in the Round 16 and Round 8 respectively. In the semi-finals, Rui Xuan beat Kazakhstan's Zauresh Akasheva 4-0. Rui Xuan eventually emerged as winner of the second knock-out round after defeating No. 4 Seed Leyla Gomez of Paraguay 4-0 in the Final.