The first medals of the AYOF shooting competition have been won, with the final of the women’s 10 metre air pistol at the Sydney International Shooting Centre on Thursday morning.
Competition heated up on day 2, with the boys paddling their way through some highly contested heats of the men’s K1 200m and men’s K2 200m.
There was plenty of excitement at the Aquatic Centre on Thursday morning, with four AYOF records broken in the heats.
Australian wrestler Hamish Adam says the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) is the most exciting event he has ever taken part in.
They are the stars of the future, and the athletes competing at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) were treated to a spectacle fit for Olympians at the Opening Ceremony at Sydney Entertainment Centre.
Day 1 of the AYOF kicked off with competition in the canoe/kayak sprint, badminton and hockey as well as the spectacular Opening Ceremony.
Most people her age haven’t even heard of it, but Alex Hulley is already an accomplished athlete in the hammer throw.
HOCKEY: The Australian hockey teams got the competition off to the perfect start with the women winning first up over Great Britain in a high quality clash and then the men defeated the United States of America.
Athletes at the Sydney International Shooting Centre are gearing up for the next few days of competition, starting with pre-event training on Wednesday.
Queensland kayaking duo Bill Bain and Jordan Wood have continued their winning streak placing first and second respectively in the MK1 1000m.