Born during the Opening Ceremony of the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games, Olympia Aldersey was aptly named by her parents and her destiny was created.
Australia’s Youth Olympic Games have closed with a bang, with the boys’ hockey team coming from behind to defeat Pakistan 2-1 in a thrilling final.
The 2010 Australian Youth Olympic Team has finished the first ever Youth Olympic Games as they started; delivering outstanding sporting performances, displaying the Aussie fighting spirit and winning an array of medals.
Australia is celebrating from Dalby to Belconnen tonight, with Damien Hooper clinching gold at the Youth Olympic Games in the 75kg middleweight division to become Australia’s first indigenous boxer to win a world event.
Sixteen-year-old Jessica Fox has won gold on the water in the K1 obstacle canoe slalom event.
West Australian Brett Mather has clinched the silver medal in the light weight 60kg division at the Youth Olympic Games having gone down to Lithuanian Evaldas Petrauskas.
Madison Kennedy and Mark Spearman have completed their sailing regatta contesting the medal race on the final day of competition at Singapore’s National Centre.
Aussie Lily Phan and teammate Luis Mejia have fought hard but couldn’t progress pass the first knockout stage of the classification rounds of the mixed teams table tennis.
Five medals are up for grabs on Day 11 of the Youth Olympic Games, the last day of competition for the Aussies.
Four 15-year-old girls from Sydney became the first Australian junior team to compete internationally in the rhythmic gymnastic group event tonight, at the Singapore Youth Olympic Games.