Canberra’s John Coombes has missed out on progressing in the men’s 10m air rifle competition at the Youth Olympic Games this morning, having shot an opening round of 586 which was just one point off the required top-eight finish.
Australia’s Tom McDermott and his nine-year-old thoroughbred gelding Hugo have today excelled in Round A of the individual equestrian.
Australia’s junior track and field stars had a sensational night at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore producing a gold and two silver at Bishan Stadium on Saturday night, adding to the silver from earlier in the day.
Angela Donald has finished a fantastic fourth in the women's uneven parallel bars at Bishan Sports Halls on day 7 of the Youth Olympic Games.
Australia’s kayak/canoe team of Jessica Fox and Scott Smith got competition off to a flying start this morning but were both knocked out in the third round in the figure-eight canoe sprint at the Singapore Reservoir for the Youth Olympic Games.
Australian diver Hannah Thek slipped to seventh after the 10m platform this evening having headed into the evening session in fourth place.
Australia and Pakistan both came into tonight’s preliminary hockey match undefeated and the desire to win was evident in all their faces.
Australia’s Lily Phan has showed fight in the opening day of play but has failed to record a victory in her three opening matches.
Damien Hooper has firmed as the favourite to take the gold in the men’s 75kg division boxing at the Youth Olympic Games after defeating junior world No 1 Joe Ward in three sets.
Australia will get its Youth Olympic shooting campaign underway tomorrow with 17-year-old John Coombes firing up in the 10m air rifle at the Singapore Sports School.