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Christopher Burton riding HP Leilani in action in the Show Jumping Equestrian event on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

EQUESTRIAN: London Olympian Chris Burton is banking on ex-racehorse TS Jamaimo to put him in the medal hunt at the 2014 World Equestrian Games in the eventing three-day starting on Thursday 28th August.

Australian bronze medallist Caitlin Parker celebrates with her competitors during the medal ceremony after the Women's Light (69-75kg) Final on day 10 of the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games on August 26, 2014 in Nanjing, China.

BOXING: It's considered a brutal sport, but West Australian boxer Caitlin Parker couldn't be prouder of the middleweight bronze she won at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.

Ninety three swimmers from around the world enjoy a combine training session at the Wutaishan training pool in Nanjing.

SWIMMING: The Games may be almost over but youth swimmers from around the world have demonstrated that the spirit is still well and truly alive after banding together for a combined training session at the Wutaishan training pool on Tuesday.

Mary Hanna and Sancette competing in the Dressage at the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France. Hanna helped Australia qualify a Team spot for Rio 2016 and also made the Grand Prix Special.

EQUESTRIAN: The Australian Dressage team have performed exceptionally to finish in the top 10 at the 2014 World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Normandy, France, and secure a quota place for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Australian Athletics medallists Tay-Leiha Clark (triple jump), Jessica Thornton (400m), Sam Geddes (100m), Alex Hulley (hammer throw), Shemaiah James (high jump) and Trae Williams (100m).

AOC: The Australian Athletics section has collected nine medals at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Youth Olympians Max Esposito and Marina Carrier celebrate after finishiung their Youth Olympic Games competition.

MODERN PENTATHLON: Australian modern pentathletes Marina Carrier and Max Esposito have finished their Youth Olympic Games campaign on a high note after finishing 12th and 15th in the mixed team events on Tuesday.

Geddes (L), Williams (M) and Pace (R) have secured three more medals for the Aussies at the YOG

ATHLETICS: The inaugural running of the 8x100m relay has given Australia three extra medals to take home with them on Friday.

Angus Thompson is unlucky to miss a berth in the semi finals after losing to Jakub Grigar of Slovakia in a sudden death quarterfinal.

CANOE/KAYAK: Sydneysider Angus Thompson has missed out on a semi-finals berth after a narrow defeat in the K1 Obstacle Slalom, at the Lake Rowing and Canoeing Venue of the Youth Olympic Games.

Australian gymnast Tara Wilkie after her Individual All-Around Rhythmic Gymnastics qualification round at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on 26 August, 2014.

GYMNASTICS – RHYTHMIC: The youngest member of the 2014 Australian Youth Olympic Team finally got her chance to shine on the penultimate day of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

WRESTLING: As the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China draw to a close, spare a thought for 16-year-old Ben Pratt from the ACT, who competes on the last day of competition in the men’s 100kg wrestling.