Ruesga strikes gold for Argentina at Youth Olympic Games Dunk Contest

15 Oct 2018

BUENOS AIRES (Youth Olympic Games 2018) - Fausto Ruesga (Argentina) won gold at the Youth Olympic Games Dunk Contest in Buenos Aires on October 15.

The flying Argentinian defeated Russia's Nikita Remizov by unanimity in a fourth dunk play-off in the final after both dunkers were tied with 81 points.

It was the second time that judges had to decide the winner as Niccolo Filoni (Italy) who won bronze, was tied with Remizov and Ruesga after the semi-finals with 51 points.

4th was USA's Carlson McCorkle, who was eliminated in the semi-finals with 47 points.