Australia’s Jay McCarthy has been unlucky to have finished two seconds back in 19th in the men’s cycling road race, while compatriots Michael Baker and Matt Dunsworth came in 43rd and 61st respectively in the 94 strong field.
Todd Renfree has produced a valiant performance in the men’s individual modern pentathlon on Day 8 of the Youth Olympic Games.
Victorian middle distance runner Rick Whitehead has provided the highlight and another personal best for the Australian team here in Singapore, with second place in the B Final of the 1000m on Sunday morning.
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.