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Summerell takes aim in Men's Air Pistol qualifier

Summerell takes aim in Men's Air Pistol qualifier

18 August 2014

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

Aussie 7s stay undefeated

18 August 2014

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

Chalmers will not rush on decision following Dad or Thorpe

Chalmers will not rush on decision following Dad or Thorpe

18 August 2014

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

Mixed results kick off tennis at the YOG

Mixed results kick off tennis at the YOG

18 August 2014

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.

Bronze begins swimming campaign

Bronze begins swimming campaign

17 August 2014

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.

Table Tennis athletes take on best in world

Table Tennis athletes take on best in world

17 August 2014

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.

Beach duo on Nanjing blitz

Beach duo on Nanjing blitz

17 August 2014

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.

Judoka stronger for experience

Judoka stronger for experience

17 August 2014

JUDO: It was not meant to be for Australian male Judoka Bryan Jolly at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing China. The teenager may not have possessed the strength shown by his opponents, however showed strength of another kind.

Setting sail on the Nanjing seas

Setting sail on the Nanjing seas

17 August 2014

SAILING: Australian sailors Elyse Ainsworth and Tom Cunich have tested the waters at Nanjing 2014 and are looking to the horizon of competition tomorrow

Stephens waits to confirm vault final

Stephens waits to confirm vault final

17 August 2014

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

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Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).