Youth News

Hunter starts strong

19 August 2014
Jake Hunter on For the Star at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

EQUESTRIAN: Jake Hunter has had his first competitive ride at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in the Jumping Team Event.

First round of golf at the YOG complete and both Aussie's are looking strong.

Golf: Brett Coletta equal first and Elizabeth Elmassian fourth after first round at the Nanjing Zhongshan International Golf Club.

Youth Olympic swimmer Nic Brown, 18, wins bronze in the men's 100m butterfly.

SWIMMING: Nic Brown has won bronze for Australia in the men's 100m butterfly on Day 3 of the Youth Olympic Games.

Shenae Ciesiolka scores in Australia's 33-0 semi final victory over USA at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games on 19 August, 2014.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Youth Olympic Rugby Sevens semi-finals had all the thrills you expect of the fast-paced game, producing two fortified contenders for women’s gold: Australia and Canada.

Hockey5s look solid

The Green and Gold lose concentration in the third period to go down in a thriller against South Africa 6-5.

BADMINTON: After the single’s group stage wrapped up for the Aussies at the second summer Youth Olympics (YOG) in Nanjing, the focus now shifts to the mixed doubles, where our athletes will be hoping to keep their medals hopes alive.

JUDO: Eighteen-year-old Naomi de Bruine showed the strength of a true Australian today, competing in the women’s -78kg Judo competition at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, just missing out on the bronze medal match.

Tricky starts for rowers

19 August 2014

ROWING: Australian crews competing at the Youth Olympic Games have advanced to the B Finals on Day 3 at the Nanjing Rowing-Canoeing School after they both experienced difficult starts.

Kyle Chalmers, Nic Brown, Nic Groenewald and Grayson Bell have qualified for the men's 4x100m freestyle relay final.

SWIMMING: Australia has had another successful morning at the Olympic Sports Centre Natatorium in Nanjing, qualifying for another two semi finals (women’s 50m butterfly, men’s 50m freestyle) and two finals (women’s 200m backstroke, men’s 4x100m freestyle relay) tonight.

Caitlin Moran sets up a brilliant try in Australia's clash against Canada at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

RUGBY SEVENS: Australia has set a date with America in the Youth Olympic Rugby Sevens semi-final this afternoon after triumphing over Canada 21-5.