On Day 4 at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival badminton competition, no Australians have progressed through to the semi finals.Kenny Ng and Louise McKenzie were unlucky to lose to Zhao Jiang Terry Yeo and Li En Colleen Goh of Singapore in the mixed doubles 21-23 21-14 8-21
Aussie riders took control of the women’s points race at Dunc Gray Velodrome to claim all three medals.Josephine Tomic led from start to finish and treated a major crash on the fifty-sixth lap as a minor interruption
Olivia Tauro, Sally Fitzgibbons and Ryan Gregson again produced dominant performances on the second day of the athletics competition at Sydney’s Olympic Park Athletic Centre.The three young athletes confirmed they are class acts as they all picked up their second gold medal in as many days – Tauro in the 200m, Fitzgibbons in the 800m and Gleeson taking gold in the 3000m.
Jialin Yang from China became a dual gold medallist in the men’s rings and floor gymnastics finals. Team-mate Xuezhang Chen also won two medals; silver on rings and bronze on floor.Commonwealth champion Louis Smith, of Great Britain, claimed the Australian Youth Olympics crown on pommel horse
Twelve-year-old Mary-Anne Monckton became Australia’s first artistic gymnastics medallist, winning silver on floor in the women’s apparatus finals of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival.
Korea has won their final match this afternoon of the men’s football tournament taking out the gold medal and finishing the AYOF undefeated. The team beat Japan in a close match 1-0, giving themselves an extra three points to put them at the top of the round-robin table.
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Did you know?
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).