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Thompson focused on Slalom

Thompson focused on Slalom

23 August 2014

CANOE/KAYAK: Slalom specialist, Angus Thompson, put in his best effort on Day 7 at the Lake Rowing and Canoeing Venue to finish 16th in the flatwater style K1 Sprint at the Youth Olympic Games.

Clear ride for happy Hunter

Clear ride for happy Hunter

23 August 2014

EQUESTRIAN: Australian Jake Hunter had a clear ride to start the Jumping Individual competition at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Archers eliminated from individual events

Archers eliminated from individual events

23 August 2014

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

Aussies star in B finals

23 August 2014

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.

Four more A finals for the athletics

Four more A finals for the athletics

23 August 2014

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

Beach girls on the rise

23 August 2014

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.

Mixed doubles defeat spells end for Badminton

Mixed doubles defeat spells end for Badminton

22 August 2014

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.

Throssell finishes with seven bronze

Throssell finishes with seven bronze

22 August 2014

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 players bow out

Table Tennis players bow out

22 August 2014

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.

Opening Sailing series wraps without a puff

Opening Sailing series wraps without a puff

22 August 2014

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.

AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

Rio Olympic Village

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Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.