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Tricky starts for rowers

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.

Australia in the running for four medals tonight at the pool

Australia in the running for four medals tonight at the pool

19 August 2014

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.

Gutsy Australians enter finals undefeated

Gutsy Australians enter finals undefeated

19 August 2014

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.

Fitzgerald's dream run ends at quarter finals

Fitzgerald's dream run ends at quarter finals

19 August 2014

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.

Woodhouse makes coach proud in qualifier

Woodhouse makes coach proud in qualifier

19 August 2014

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.

Table Tennis singles draw over for Australia

Table Tennis singles draw over for Australia

19 August 2014

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.

Slow motion costly at the beach

Slow motion costly at the beach

18 August 2014

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 - Chat With Champions

Patrick Murphy - Chat With Champions

18 August 2014

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

Hatrick for Throssell

Hatrick for Throssell

18 August 2014

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.

Athletes serve up good results in the tennis

Athletes serve up good results in the tennis

18 August 2014

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.

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At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.