Youth News

Women's 58kg and 63kg weightlifting

WEIGHTLIFTING: Excellent results on Friday for the Australians with silver and bronze medals in both the women’s 58kg and 63kg events.

Darling Harbour

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.

Toeta Patolo of Australia cuts through the defence in the Men's Rugby Sevens during day three of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival at St Ignatius College on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

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.

Tayla-Paige Billington relaxing at the warm-up track ahead of the athletics competition at the 2013 AYOF.

ATHLETICS: With Australian flags on her face, Tayla-Paige Billington is following in her mother’s path.

Medallists

GYMNASTICS: China claimed its first gold medal of the gymnastics competition at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).

NSW swimmer

SWIMMING: Jayke Rees is keeping his Olympic dream alive with his final two races, the men's 200m backstroke and men's 50m freestyle.

Gold - Oceania
Silver - New Zealand
Bronze - Australia

WEIGHTLIFTING: Karitema Otang, from the Combined Oceania team, snatched gold in thrilling fashion in the Men’s 77kg on Friday.

Lachlan Tremble claims shooting silver in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol.

As temperatures soared above 40 degrees out at the Sydney International Shooting Centre Australia has won two shooting medals on day two of the competition.

Charlotte Caslick of Australia feels the effect of the extreme heat in the Women's Rugby Sevens during day three of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival at St Ignatius College on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

AYOF2013: Records are being broken at the AYOF in the pool and Sydney city itself has experienced its equal hottest day on record.