Youth News

ROWING: On Day 2 at the Nanjing Rowing-Canoeing School, Australian rowers showed their form on the 1000m course at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing China.

The Victorian came from the back of the pack in the swim leg to finish 14th.

TRIATHLON: Jack Van Stekelenburg gave it his all in this morning's Men's Triathlon. The gutsy effort by the teenager saw him finish 14th.

Byte CII boats ready to go at Lake Jinniu, home of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games sailing venue in Nanjing, China.

SAILING: The 101 sailors from 62 nations are all rigged up, suited and booted and ready for the opening day of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games Sailing Competition.

SHOOTING: Day 2 at the shooting hall saw New South Welshman, Chris Summerell enter the qualification round of the Men’s 10m Air Pistol at the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.

Aussie 7s stay undefeated

18 August 2014
The Australian women's sevens side all smiles after defeating USA in a pool match 38-0 at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on August 18, 2014.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Youth Olympic Rugby Sevens outfit has proven itself again, mesmerising the stars and stripes in a 38-0 victory.

Kyle Chalmers of Australia competes in the Men's 100 Metre Freestyle Heats during day four of the World Swimming Championships at SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre on April 29, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.

Australian swimmer Kyle Chalmers is just 16-years-old, but he is already nearing a major crossroads in his sporting career.

TENNIS: A big day at the Tennis Academy where mixed results kicked off the Australian charge for gold at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

Nic Brown, Brianna Throssell, Ami Matsuo and Kyle Chalmers hold their bronze medals, won in the pool of Day 1 of the YOG in the mixed 4x100m freestyle relay.

SWIMMING: Australia has won its second medal for the Youth Olympic Games, winning bronze in the Mixed 4x100m freestyle relay on the first day of competition.

Vy Bui competes in Table Tennis on the first day of competition at the YOG.

TABLE TENNIS: Youth Olympic table tennis players Vy Bui and Dominic Huang have proved their worth on the international stage after putting up a fight in their round one singles matches today.

High-fives all round as Phoebe Bell and Brittany Kendall win their first beach volleyball match at the Youth Olympic Games.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Teenage beach volleyball duo Phoebe Bell and Brittany Kendall have left their nerves in the sand and swept away with a win to open their Youth Olympic Games campaign 21-13, 21-4.