Youth News

Abbie Watts (right) with fellow Youth Olympic gymnasts Tara Wilkie (left) and Clay Stephens (centre) before the Opening Ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games in China.

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS: The youngest member of the Australian Youth Olympic Team, Tara Wilkie, says she is confident ahead of her first day of competition at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday.

Ryan Patterson of Australia competes in the men's 800m qualifying round on day six of Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games at Olympic Sports Centre Stadium on August 22, 2014 in Nanjing, China.

ATHLETICS: Three Aussies competed in the A finals on night 9 of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Caitlin Parker has beat C Desmond (IRL) to claim the bronze medal in women's middleweight.

BOXING: Caitlin Parker has won bronze after taking down C Desmond (IRL) in women's middleweight.

Elizabeth Elmassian plays solid in mixed team

GOLF: The Aussie's are looking strong midway through the second round of the mixed team event. Elizabeth Elmassian and Brett Coletta are sitting four off the pace behind Denmark.

ATHLETICS: 16-year-old Tay-Leiha Clark has taken out silver in the final of the women’s triple jump, at the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.

Youth Olympian Max Esposito poses for a photo with his father and coach Daniel Esposito after finishing the men's Modern Pentathlon at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

MODERN PENTATHLON: Australian athlete Max Esposito has finished off the men’s individual modern pentathlon event with an inspiring performance in the run/shoot to come from behind in 21st place and finish 17th overall.

Still smiling, Clay Stephens was unlucky to miss the podium in the Vault Final on Day 8 of competition at the Youth Olympic Games.

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS: Aussie Gymnast Clay Stephens has just missed the podium in the final of the vault on the evening of Day 8 at the Youth Olympic Games, finishing in fourth position.

ATHLETICS: Sydneysider, Alex Hulley has secured Australia’s fifth medal in athletics on the second night of finals at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Hunter rides to bronze

24 August 2014
Australian Jake Hunter realises that he won bronze in the Individual Jumping event at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on 24 August, 2014.

EQUESTRIAN: Eighteen-year-old Jake Hunter has put on a show for Australia on For the Star to win the bronze Individual Jumping medal at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

Caitlin Parker has gone down in the semi-final to E Wojcik (POL) but now turns her attention to winning a Youth Olympic Games bronze medal tomorrow.

BOXING: Caitlin Parker (blue) has gone down in the semi-final to E Wojcik (POL). She now turns her attention to winning a Youth Olympic Games bronze medal tomorrow.