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Medals run in the Wu family

17 January 2013
Joshua Wu celebrates his AYOF weightlifting bronze medal with his diving dual Olympian sister Melissa in Sydney on 17 January 2013.

WEIGHTLIFTING: Australian weightlifter Joshua Wu has broken two national records and won bronze in a remarkable performance in the Men’s 62kg at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) in Sydney.

The Australian Team led by Kelsey Robson, Lauren Perry and Josie Talbot compete in the Women's U19 3000m Team Pursuit Qualifications during day two of the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival at Dunc Gray Velodrome on January 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

CYCLING: Australia ruled the first day of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) competition at the Dunc Gray Velodrome on Thursday.

Gold - Haoran Yang (CHN)
Silver - Michael Bamsey (GBR)
Bronze - Mohd Nurrahimin Abdul Halim (MAL)

SHOOTING: A big day of shooting wrapped up with China winning three of the five gold medals awarded.

The Australian Team of Alex Manly, Macey Stewart and Elissa Wundersitz compete in the Women's U19 3000m Team Puruit Qualifications during day three of the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival at Dunc Gray Velodrome on January 18, 2013.

AYOF2013: After an exciting night of entertainment at the Opening Ceremony, athletes from nine AYOF2013: After an exciting night of entertainment at the Opening Ceremony, athletes from nine sports got up early this morning to get into action on the sporting fields.sports got up early this morning to get into action on the sporting fields.

Women's Hockey Day 2

HOCKEY: China has recorded a thrilling come-from-behind win against Great Britain on day 2 of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) women’s hockey tournament.

Hungary heats up

17 January 2013
Medal Ceremony
Penrith's International Regatta Centre

CANOE/KAYAK – SPRINT: Hungary dominated the finals on Thursday, taking out four gold and one silver.

Chinese gold medallist Quan Liu and Australian silver and bronze medallists Jessica Barkhan and Hayley Ward.

WEIGHTLIFTING: China’s Quan Liu has taken out gold in the Women’s 53kg weightlifting event at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).

Badminton: Day Two

Australia’s two badminton teams have rebounded strongly on day 2 of competition, defeated their opponents Combined Oceania and New Zealand.

Creber rowing for glory

17 January 2013
Rowing Transport

ROWING: A rower out of Ballarat is making his mark on the lightweight rowing scene and no, it is not legendary 5-time Olympian Anthony Edwards. His name is Geoff Creber.

Stop Sydney its hammer time

17 January 2013
Weihu He poses for a photo during training at the warm-up track Sydney Olympic Park.

Like most of the Chinese team, coming to Australia for the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) it is He Weihu’s first time overseas.