Youth News

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.

ATHLETICS: The fifth day of athletics at the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China, saw high jumper Nicole Robinson the soul competitor in the morning session at the Olympic Sports Centre.

Australian Youth Olympian Jessica Sutton with mixed team archery teammate Elias Fregnan from Italy after losing their 1/8 elimination round.

ARCHERY: Australia’s run in the archery competition at the Youth Olympic Games has come to an end after Jessica Sutton was eliminated from the mixed teams event on Sunday.

Sailors Elyse Ainsworth and Tom Cunich at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

SAILING: The Nanjing 2014 sailing competition has finished on a high, with tight racing deciding the medals on a gusty final day.

Beach girls bow out

24 August 2014
Phoebe Bell and Brittany Kendall play Gesslbauer/Radl (AUT) in the elimination round at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on 24 August, 2014.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Phoebe Bell and Brittany Kendall have wrapped their Youth Olympic Games Beach Volleyball campaign with a tough loss to Austria.

Jessica Thornton wins the 400m final at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on 23 August, 2014.

ATHLETICS: The Aussie have won four medal from four attempts on the first night of athletics finals at the Youth Olympics Games. Jess Thornton (gold-400m), Sam Geddes (bronze-100m), Trae Williams (bronze-100m) and Shemaiah James (bronze-high jump) all leave the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre with a medal around their necks.