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Pratt gives his all on the mats

Pratt gives his all on the mats

27 August 2014

WRESTLING: On day 11, the final day of competition at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, 16-year-old Ben Pratt finally got the chance to hit the mats in the wrestling.

Swimmers embrace YOG spirit

Swimmers embrace YOG spirit

27 August 2014

SWIMMING: The Games may be almost over but youth swimmers from around the world have demonstrated that the spirit is still well and truly alive after banding together for a combined training session at the Wutaishan training pool on Tuesday.

Athletics Team excels in Nanjing

Athletics Team excels in Nanjing

27 August 2014

AOC: The Australian Athletics section has collected nine medals at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Modern Pentathlon finishes on a high

Modern Pentathlon finishes on a high

26 August 2014

MODERN PENTATHLON: Australian modern pentathletes Marina Carrier and Max Esposito have finished their Youth Olympic Games campaign on a high note after finishing 12th and 15th in the mixed team events on Tuesday.

8x100m relay sets up Aussie trifecta

8x100m relay sets up Aussie trifecta

26 August 2014

ATHLETICS: The inaugural running of the 8x100m relay has given Australia three extra medals to take home with them on Friday.

Paddling stops at Quarters for Thompson

Paddling stops at Quarters for Thompson

26 August 2014

CANOE/KAYAK: Sydneysider Angus Thompson has missed out on a semi-finals berth after a narrow defeat in the K1 Obstacle Slalom, at the Lake Rowing and Canoeing Venue of the Youth Olympic Games.

Silver lining for sparkling Wilkie

Silver lining for sparkling Wilkie

26 August 2014

GYMNASTICS – RHYTHMIC: The youngest member of the 2014 Australian Youth Olympic Team finally got her chance to shine on the penultimate day of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Wait almost over for Pratt

Wait almost over for Pratt

26 August 2014

WRESTLING: As the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China draw to a close, spare a thought for 16-year-old Ben Pratt from the ACT, who competes on the last day of competition in the men’s 100kg wrestling.

Coletta and Elmassian stumble on final day

Coletta and Elmassian stumble on final day

26 August 2014

GOLF: Brett Coletta and Elizabeth Elmassian have had a disappointing final round of the mixed team event.

Wilkie ready to take the floor

Wilkie ready to take the floor

26 August 2014

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.

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American athlete Eddie Eagan is the only athlete to win gold at a summer and winter Olympics in Heavyweight Boxing (1920) and bobsleigh (1932).