Youth News

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS: Aussie Gymnast Clay Stephens took to the apparatus this afternoon in his qualification round for the Artistic Gymnastic.

Aussies overcome China

17 August 2014
The women's sevens side pumped up after scoring in the final minutes of the game to take the win 15-12 in pool match 2 of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on August 17, 2014.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Youth Olympic Rugby Sevens side has pulled off a massive comeback against a strong Chinese outfit to win their second match in Nanjing, China 15-12.

BADMINTON: Day one of the Youth Olympics Games (YOG) saw two of our young athletes take to the court in the first round of the knock out stage of the Badminton.

Youth Olympic swimmer Nic Brown and Chef de Mission Susie O'Neill at the Nanjing Youth Olympics.

SWIMMING: After a whirlwind first session in the pool at the Youth Olympic Games, it is a time for many of the athletes to reflect on their swimming journey so far especially quiet achiever Nicholas Brown.

Tyler Ferris, Tom Schramko and Miller Ferris warm down after the first day of heats at the second summer YOG in Nanjing.

ROWING: It was a fair day on the rowing course at the Nanjing Rowing-Canoeing School on the first day of competition

Australian Youth Mixed Freestyle Team, Nicholas Brown, Brianna Throssell, Ami Matsuo and Nic Groenewald eye off a podium finish.

SWIMMING: The Australian Youth Olympic Swim Team have bolstered themselves into the race for a podium finish on Day 1 of competition at the Olympic Sports Centre Natatorium, Nanjing.

SHOOTING: On day one of the second summer Youth Olympic Games the shooters began their quest for gold. 15-year-old Elise Downing was the first of the shooters to step up to the line in the qualification phase of the Women’s 10m air pistol.

Youth Olympic Gold Medallist Brittany Dutton holds her gold medal with IOC President Thomas Bach in a selfie

TRIATHLON: Brittany Dutton has won Australia's first medal of the Youth Olympic Games with gold in the women's triathlon.

Kellie Gibson creates history as the first player to score a try in Rugby Sevens at the Youth Olympic Games. Gibson scored in match one of the YOG against Tunisia on August 17, 2014.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Youth Olympic Women’s Rugby Sevens side has already rolled into the history books as Kellie Gibson became the first Sevens player to score a try at the Youth Olympics.

Dancers perform during the opening ceremony for the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games at the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre on August 16, 2014 in Nanjing, China.

YOG: Move over Beijing 2008, your baby brother Nanjing is in town and seems to have an impressive pair of lungs.