The gymnastic competition at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival was fierce between China and Japan, the traditional heavy weights in this sport.
Holly Crawford and Andrew Burton have both missed qualifying for the halfpipe final at the World Snowboard Championships in Arosa, Switzerland.
Australian figure skater Tina Wang has claimed the bronze medal in the Ladies event at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney. After placing third in the short program, the 15-year-old Brisbane skater delivered her best free program to date, an error-free performance with excellent expression.
Olympic Winter Institute short track team member Ben Southee has skated to gold in the 1000m at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival, capping off a meet which saw the local skaters collect two gold, two silver and two bronze medals against tough international opposition.
As the sun sets on the fifth and final day of competition, it is safe to say that the 2007 Australian Youth Olympic Festival has been the best yet. Crowds were out in record numbers, more countries than ever marched in the Opening Ceremony and winter sports were introduced into the schedule for the first time.
Michelle Steele has slipped back to number five in the world after finishing in 13th place in a World Cup in Igls, Austria. Steele, who won Australia's first skeleton medal last weekend recorded a combined time of one minute 52.88 seconds, 0.99 of a second behind race winner Anja Huber of Germany.
Players from Australia, China, Japan and Korea are recovering from two days of hot competition as they prepare for the last matches of the tournament.
The competition continued to heat up at the table tennis after the doubles round commenced on Day 4 at the Australian Youth Olympics.
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