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Women's Weightlifting

WEIGHTLIFTING: London 2012 Olympian Zoe Smith competed in the Women’s 63kg competition at St Ignatius College in Riverview on Friday.

Competitors line up for the start of the swim leg in the Womens Triathlon during day three of the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival at the Sydney International Regatta Centre on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

AYOF2013: With the temperature reaching 46 degrees at most venues, athletes sweltered under the searing heat on Day 3 of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).

The Australian team prepares for a game in the Women's Rugby Sevens during day three of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival at St Ignatius College on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

RUGBY SEVENS: Sweltering conditions at St Ignatius College on Friday didn’t stop an amazing display of skills by all players across the men and women’s draw, as fast paced, exciting sevens rugby was in full show.

Women's 58kg and 63kg weightlifting

WEIGHTLIFTING: Excellent results on Friday for the Australians with silver and bronze medals in both the women’s 58kg and 63kg events.

Darling Harbour

BASKETBALL 3x3: AYOF 2013 basketball action was called off on Friday afternoon with play suspended due to extreme heat and rain.

CYCLING: Australia’s female cyclists tore up the track on Friday, in an afternoon of extreme heat, sweeping both the 5km scratch race and the 200m sprint.

Toeta Patolo of Australia cuts through the defence in the Men's Rugby Sevens during day three of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival at St Ignatius College on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

The blistering temperatures haven’t put the men’s Australia and South Africa sides off their game as they continue to dominate into the afternoon session at St Ignatius’ College, Riverview.

Tayla-Paige Billington relaxing at the warm-up track ahead of the athletics competition at the 2013 AYOF.

ATHLETICS: With Australian flags on her face, Tayla-Paige Billington is following in her mother’s path.

Medallists

GYMNASTICS: China claimed its first gold medal of the gymnastics competition at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).

NSW swimmer

SWIMMING: Jayke Rees is keeping his Olympic dream alive with his final two races, the men's 200m backstroke and men's 50m freestyle.