ATHLETICS: The fifth day of athletics at the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China, saw high jumper Nicole Robinson the soul competitor in the morning session at the Olympic Sports Centre.
ARCHERY: Australia’s run in the archery competition at the Youth Olympic Games has come to an end after Jessica Sutton was eliminated from the mixed teams event on Sunday.
ATHLETICS: The Aussie have won four medal from four attempts on the first night of athletics finals at the Youth Olympics Games. Jess Thornton (gold-400m), Sam Geddes (bronze-100m), Trae Williams (bronze-100m) and Shemaiah James (bronze-high jump) all leave the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre with a medal around their necks.
MODERN PENTATHLON: Aussie athlete Marina Carrier has pushed through a physically enduring afternoon/evening to finish 23rd in the women’s individual modern pentathlon at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
SAILING: Sunday 24 August will be used for the final races of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Sailing Competition after light wind, a freak storm and further light breeze forced a third day of postponements.
BOXING: Caitlin Parker is on to the semi-finals after beating M Fabela (USA) in the preliminary bout while Satali Tevi-Fuimaono lost to R Gadzhyiev (UKR).
CANOE/KAYAK: Slalom specialist, Angus Thompson, put in his best effort on Day 7 at the Lake Rowing and Canoeing Venue to finish 16th in the flatwater style K1 Sprint at the Youth Olympic Games.
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Did you know?
Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.