As the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) finishes up here in Sydney, the junior athletes could not have got a better experience on the road to Rio 2016.
SWIMMING: This year’s swimming at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) has finished the way it began: several close finishes and plenty of AYOF records.
BADMINTON: China has won all but one gold medal in the badminton at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).
GOLF: Bankstown teenager Kevin Yuan clinched the men’s gold medal with a three stroke win at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival golf tournament at Twin Creeks Golf and Country Club near Penrith.
WRESTLING: With a near clean sweep, China won gold in every division it entered in wrestling at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).
WEIGHTLIFTING: It was a sensational three days of weightlifting competition at St Ignatius College for the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).
GYMNASTICS: Great Britain’s Tyesha Mattis stole the show, proving she has exactly what it takes to be a future Olympian.
SWIMMING: Australia is set to witness a resurgence in distance swimming after Mack Horton had the swim of his life to win the Australian Youth Olympic Festival 1500m freestyle.
WRESTLING: Pins, clinches and throws have taken over Olympic Park Sports Hall with the opening qualifying rounds of wrestling.
ROWING: The final day of rowing and the AYOF provided plenty of excitement for the crowd.