Youth News

Ned Fitzgerald has smashed his pool finishing on top. He now goes into the quarter finals after having a bye in the round of 16.

Ned Fitzgerald exceeded expectations to make it into the quarter finals. Ned went down to Korean M C Seo 15-3 in a great day of fencing for the Aussie.

SHOOTING: Day 3 at the shooting hall saw the competition move into the women’s 10m Air Rifle. Queenslander, Monika Woodhouse stepped up to the line in the qualification round.

Youth Olympic Table Tennis player Vy Bui gives in action at the Wutaishan Sports Gymnasium in Nanjing.

TABLE TENNIS: Australian table tennis players Vy Bui and Dominic Huang are out of the singles event after losing their first knockout matches in the consolation draw.

Brittany Kendall and Phoebe Bell compete in Beach Volleyball at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: A resurgent Argentine performance coupled with the Australians being a little too laid back has cost Phoebe Bell and Brittany Kendall the win.

Patrick Murphy attends Chat With Champions show for Youth Olympians.

Australian Olympian Patrick Murphy passes on his experiences as a professional athlete to Youth Olympians.

Hatrick for Throssell

18 August 2014
Youth Olympian Brianna Throssell has won three bronze medals in two days the Olympic Sports Centre Natatorium in Nanjing.

SWIMMING: Brianna Throssell has won a hatrick of medals at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games after winning two more bronze medals in the women’s 200m butterfly and medley relay tonight.

TENNIS: The Aussie contingent was again tested on day 2 of the tennis, all our young athletes took to the court at Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

Elyse Ainsworth on the water at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

SAILING: Australian Youth Olympic sailors Tom Cunich and Elyse Ainsworth have made the most of tricky conditions on day one at the Youth Olympic Games.

It was a tough match but the green and gold held strong to win 5-2.

The Hockey5s team got their Youth Olympic Games campaign off to a great start defeating Bangladesh 5-2.

Sevens player Laura Waldie trains in Nanjing, China ahead of the Youth Olympic Games competition starting.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Australians have given themselves every chance of topping the women’s Rugby Sevens pool after keeping another team scoreless at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.