Youth News

Kiana Elliott after competing in the 63kg Weightlifting competition at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

WEIGHTLIFTING: Australian weightlifter Kiana Elliott has done what she came to Nanjing to do- a personal best.

Brett Coletta and Elizabeth Elmassian pose for photo after final round of individual golf tournament.

GOLF: Brett Coletta misses the chance for a medal while Elizabeth Elmassian misses putts throughout the final round.

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21 August 2014
Phoebe Bell serves at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Our dynamic beach volleyball team has bounced back to its best form at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

TENNIS: After a string of disappointing results on the courts on day 3 of the second Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, Naiktha Bains was left as the only Aussie flying the flag at the tennis yesterday afternoon.

Ami Matsuo, Brianna Throssell, Amy Forrester and Ella Bond will represent Australia in the women's 4x100m freestyle relay.

SWIMMING: Another successful morning at the pool saw Australia propel themselves into four semi-finals and one final on Thursday evening.

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ARCHERY: After spending the first week in China training, archery athletes Jessica Sutton and Nick Turner are gearing up for competition tomorrow.

SHOOTING: Elise Downing has bowed out of the shooting at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) but not without an intense fight.

AUS and NZL team up to finish third in the mixed team relay in triathlon.

TRIATHLON: Xuanwu Lake Triathlon Course has delivered Australia another medal, this time claiming Bronze in the mixed team relay.

Tom Schramko sprints in men's single sculls on Day 4 of rowing at the YOG.

ROWING: Australian crews competing at the Youth Olympic Games have finished well in their events on Day 4 of competition at the Nanjing Rowing-Canoeing School.

Jessica Thornton runs 52.78s to win the women’s 400m heat at the Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday 20th August, 2014.

ATHLETICS: Sydney runner Jessica Thornton laid down the Australian performance of the night at the first Youth Olympic Games Athletics session in Nanjing, China.