It’s show-time for Australia’s five rhythmic gymnasts in Singapore on Tuesday. All their years of dedication and striving to perfect their amazing routines will be tested during qualification at Bishan Sports Halls.
The Australian boys’ hockey team will contest the gold medal match at the Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday having won their final round match against Chile 9-0.
Australia’s 3 on 3 women’s basketball team have taken home silver after going down to the Chinese in a thriller, 33-29, at Scape Youth Space, Singapore.
Australia has put in their most spirited performance of the tournament but weren’t able to overcome Angola, going down 37-12 in the first of two legs against the Africans.
Sydney middle-distance runner Jenny Blundell got a physical introduction to international distance running today in the 1,000m final at the Youth Olympic Games.
Despite some disappointment, 16-year-old Emily Esposito had put in a great performance to finish 15th in the junior women’s air pistol this morning, clocking a total of 367 points.
Blake Steele and Damien Birkinhead didn’t get the results they had worked so hard for at the Youth Olympic Games on Sunday night but both were optimistic for the future.
Angela Donald, the baby of the Australian Team, has created history at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore by winning her country’s first artistic medal at this level.
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