AYOF2013: With the temperature reaching 46 degrees at most venues, athletes sweltered under the searing heat on Day 3 of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).
RUGBY SEVENS: Sweltering conditions at St Ignatius College on Friday didn’t stop an amazing display of skills by all players across the men and women’s draw, as fast paced, exciting sevens rugby was in full show.
WEIGHTLIFTING: Excellent results on Friday for the Australians with silver and bronze medals in both the women’s 58kg and 63kg events.
BASKETBALL 3x3: AYOF 2013 basketball action was called off on Friday afternoon with play suspended due to extreme heat and rain.
CYCLING: Australia’s female cyclists tore up the track on Friday, in an afternoon of extreme heat, sweeping both the 5km scratch race and the 200m sprint.
The blistering temperatures haven’t put the men’s Australia and South Africa sides off their game as they continue to dominate into the afternoon session at St Ignatius’ College, Riverview.
ATHLETICS: With Australian flags on her face, Tayla-Paige Billington is following in her mother’s path.
GYMNASTICS: China claimed its first gold medal of the gymnastics competition at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).
SWIMMING: Jayke Rees is keeping his Olympic dream alive with his final two races, the men's 200m backstroke and men's 50m freestyle.
WEIGHTLIFTING: Karitema Otang, from the Combined Oceania team, snatched gold in thrilling fashion in the Men’s 77kg on Friday.