Youth News

Badminton mixed doubles

BADMINTON: China has won all but one gold medal in the badminton at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).

Yuan and Hall win golf gold

20 January 2013
Gold - Men's Golf

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.

Guilherme Dias of Brazil (red) competes against Sean Odea of Australia during the Freestyle 85 kg Wrestling event in the Sports Halls at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on January 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

WRESTLING: With a near clean sweep, China won gold in every division it entered in wrestling at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).

The Australian weightlifting team at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

WEIGHTLIFTING: It was a sensational three days of weightlifting competition at St Ignatius College for the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).

Mattis wins all-around gold

20 January 2013
BK

GYMNASTICS: Great Britain’s Tyesha Mattis stole the show, proving she has exactly what it takes to be a future Olympian.

Mack Horton of Australia competes in the Mens 1500 Freestyle Final during day eight of the Australian Olympic Swimming Trials at South Australian Aquatic & Leisure Centre on March 22, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia.

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.

Guilherme Dias of Brazil (red) competes against Sean Odea of Australia during the Freestyle 85 kg Wrestling event in the Sports Halls at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on January 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

WRESTLING: Pins, clinches and throws have taken over Olympic Park Sports Hall with the opening qualifying rounds of wrestling.

Day Five

ROWING: The final day of rowing and the AYOF provided plenty of excitement for the crowd.

australian burras

HOCKEY: Australia has come from the brink of defeat to reverse a late one goal deficit and beat Great Britain in an epic men’s gold medal match on Sunday afternoon.

Clean sweep for China

20 January 2013
Gold - China
Silver - Great Britain
Bronze - Australia

DIVING: China has had another clean sweep at Sunday morning’s platform synchronised event, their consistent form elevating them above the other entrants.