BUENOS AIRES – Team SA's seven rugby and hockey teams found the going tough in evening action at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Sunday.
Despite beating the US 19-12 earlier in the day, the rugby sevens team slipped to their third loss in four matches in going down 34-5 to Argentina.
Celimpilo Gumede scored the solitary try for the South Africans who were down 17-00 at halftime.
The South Africans will play their final pool match, against Samoa on Monday.
On the hockey 5's front, any hopes that Team SA had of securing a bronze medal in the women's competition, were dashed through a 6-0 loss to China.
After a week of action in Buenos Aires, Team SA remain on 3 medals (2 gold and 1 silver).
On the athletics track, Kayla van der Berg finished 5th in her 100 metres hurdles heat in 14.13.
African News Agency (ANA)