Youth News

Youth Olympic archer Jess Sutton in action in her 1/16th elimination round.

ARCHERY: Aussie archer’s Jessica Sutton and Nick Turner have bowed out of the women’s and men’s individual events after losing their 1/16th elimination round at the Fangshan Archery Field in Nanjing on Saturday.

Aussies star in B finals

23 August 2014
Rachel Pace contested the B final for the women's 100m hurdles at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

ATHLETICS: A first place finish for Rachael Pace and second for Michael Mullett kick of a great day for the Aussies on day four of the athletics.

ATHLETICS: Night three of the Athletics saw six Aussies on show and they did not disappoint as they secured four more A finals in what has already been an amazing athletics campaign for the Australian Youth Olympic Team.

Beach girls on the rise

23 August 2014
Phoebe Bell and Brittany Kendall at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Phoebe Bell and Brittany Kendall have come agonisingly close to defeating Puerto Rico in their last Beach Volleyball round-robin match leading into the finals series.

BADMINTON: Joy Lai was the only Aussie remaining in the Badminton at the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China. But after being knocked out in the mixed doubles on Wednesday night, Australia’s involvement in the Badminton is no more.

Youth Olympic swimmer Brianna Throssell blitzes the pool at the Youth Olympic Games, winning six bronze medals in total.

SWIMMING: Brianna Throssell has won seven bronze medals in the pool at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) after coming third in the women’s 100m butterfly on Friday night, the final night of competition in the pool.

TABLE TENNIS: The Youth Olympics has drawn to a close for Aussie table tennis players Vy Bui and Dominic Huang after failing to advance in their mixed team campaign.

Elyse Ainsworth with her Byte CII at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

SAILING: Despite no racing on Friday 22 August the Opening Series has now concluded and all eyes will be on the final stage of the event on Saturday 23 August.

ARCHERY: After days of training and preparing for competition, Archery got underway today with the ranking rounds for the mixed international events at the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China

Thompson ready to paddle

22 August 2014
Angus Thompson competing at the ICF World Championships.

CANOE/KAYAK: Sydneysider Angus Thompson is ready to hit the water and paddle when the Canoe/Kayak competition gets under way on Day 7 at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.