Youth News

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.

Aussie swimmers all smiles on the final day of swimming.

SWIMMING: Australia is in the running for four more medals on the last day of the swimming competition at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Australian Marina Carrier fences against Canada's Kali Frances Sayers in the fencing ranking round of the Modern Pentathlon on Day 6 of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on August 22, 2014.

MODERN PENTATHLON: The Youth Olympic Games Modern Pentathlon competition is well and truly underway here in Nanjing, China.

Max Esposito, Dad/ Coach Daniel Esposito and Marina Carrier- Australia's Modern Pentathlon representatives at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

MODERN PENTATHLON: Two of the most versatile athletes on the 2014 Australian Youth Olympic Team are ready to tackle whatever the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) has to offer.

The families of the Australian Youth Olympic swimmers show their support in the crowd at the Olympic Sports Centre Natatorium.

YOG: The athletes may be the primary attraction at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China but the family and friends cannot be forgotten about.

ATHLETICS: A stellar night at the Nanjing Sports Centre has seen six Australian’s book a ticket to the A finals, with four of them breaking PB’s.

Ami Matsuo, Amy Forrester, Ella Bond and Brianna Throssell win bronze in the women's 4x100m freestyle relay event.

SWIMMING: The Australian women’s 4x100m freestyle relay team has won bronze on Day 5 of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

HOCKEY: The boys are into the quarter finals after getting back on the winners list beating Canada 5-2.

Youth Olympic Games Judoka Naomi de Bruine.

JUDO: Eighteen-year-old Naomi de Bruine has won a bronze medal in the Judo Mixed Continental Team competition.

Abbie Watts finishes sixth in the women's trampoline event at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

GYMNASTICS: Abbie Watts has finished in sixth place in the women’s trampoline gymnastics with a total score of 49.170 in the final on Thursday.