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PBs aplenty as Aussies close on Night 9

PBs aplenty as Aussies close on Night 9

25 August 2014

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

Bronze for powerful Parker

Bronze for powerful Parker

25 August 2014

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

Elmassian and Coletta move up the leaderboard

Elmassian and Coletta move up the leaderboard

25 August 2014

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.

Silver to Clark in women's triple jump final

Silver to Clark in women's triple jump final

25 August 2014

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.

Esposito fights to the end

Esposito fights to the end

24 August 2014

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.

Stephens unlucky to miss podium

Stephens unlucky to miss podium

24 August 2014

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.

Hulley gets silver on second night of finals

Hulley gets silver on second night of finals

24 August 2014

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

Hunter rides to bronze

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.

Parker aims for bronze medal

Parker aims for bronze medal

24 August 2014

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.

Robinson sets sights on world juniors

Robinson sets sights on world juniors

24 August 2014

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.

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