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Weightlifters Maddison Power and Jett Gaffney added to Youth Olympic Team

Weightlifters Maddison Power and Jett Gaffney added to Youth Olympic Team

16 August 2018

With a surname like Power, you would expect nothing less from selected Youth Olympic Games (YOG) weightlifter Maddison Power. The 15-year-old has been selected to represent Australia at Buenos Aires 2018 alongside fellow weightlifter Jett Gaffney.

Koloi to make a splash at Buenos Aires 2018

Koloi to make a splash at Buenos Aires 2018

15 August 2018

At just 16 years-old, Koloi already boasts triple Junior National Titles along with two bronze medals from this year’s FINA World Junior Diving Championships, but the best is yet to come for this rising Aussie star as she prepares to represent her country in October.

Paeglis on target for success at Buenos Aires

Paeglis on target for success at Buenos Aires

14 August 2018

It all started with a movie – then Laura Paeglis became Australia’s sole female archer for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

Silver and bronze performances for Aussie junior rowers

Silver and bronze performances for Aussie junior rowers

13 August 2018

Australia concluded its 2018 World Rowing Junior Championships with two silver and one bronze medal, with two young superstars now preparing to compete at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

13-strong Athletics squad selected for Buenos Aires

13-strong Athletics squad selected for Buenos Aires

9 August 2018

With the addition of a 13-strong athletics squad to Australia’s Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Team, the Buenos Aires 2018 Team now sits at 78 athletes from 23 sports.

Allan and Brothers, fighting their way to the Youth Olympic Games

Allan and Brothers, fighting their way to the Youth Olympic Games

8 August 2018

Rhys Allan and Saskia Brothers have been selected as Australia’s judo contingent for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, bringing Australia's total to 65 young athletes across 22 sports.

Thomas Barns - Wrestling through injury for a spot at YOG

Thomas Barns - Wrestling through injury for a spot at YOG

8 August 2018

Freestyle wrestling may be considered a left-of-field sporting choice for most teenagers. Thomas Barns tried several different sports before he gave wrestling a go, but now, he is on his way to Argentina, representing his country and his sport at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG).

How a childhood injury led Benjamin Gould to the Youth Olympic Games

How a childhood injury led Benjamin Gould to the Youth Olympic Games

3 August 2018

When Benjamin Gould was seven-years-old, a severe hip injury stopped him from playing sport with all the other kids. Now, 11 years later, Gould has been selected on the Youth Olympic Games Team as Australia's sole Table Tennis representative for Buenos Aires 2018.

Kate Sayer cartwheeling her way to Buenos Aires

Kate Sayer cartwheeling her way to Buenos Aires

3 August 2018

Gymnast Kate Sayer is the latest addition to the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) squad, taking our Team to 61 athletes across 20 sports.

Kennedy-Leverett and the sacrifices that lead him to Buenos Aires

Kennedy-Leverett and the sacrifices that lead him to Buenos Aires

1 August 2018

Junior World Champion Cormac Kennedy-Leverett has made a lot of sacrifices to pursue his sporting ambitions, and those sacrifices have paid off with his recent selection in Australia's Youth Olympic Games Team for Buenos Aires 2018.

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