SWIMMING: Saturday night’s finals made a real splash in the record books with five new AYOF records and two dead heats.
BADMINTON: Super Saturday gave AYOF athletes their first chance to shuttle towards the podium in the individual badminton events, and the competition was as fierce as it was fast.
ATHLETICS: The stand-out performance on the track in the afternoon session on Saturday was Victorian Nathan Brill in the 5000m walk.
BASKETBALL: Australia stole the show on the last day of the AYOF basketball competition with both Gold men’s and women’s teams fittingly winning gold, while both Green men’s and women’s teams took silver.
WEIGHTLIFTING: An electrifying Trans-Tasman contest was the highlight of the heavyweights battle in the men’s 105kg event, which capped off a thrilling end to the weightlifting competition of the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).
GYMNASTICS: Great Britain’s male gymnasts had a golden evening in the synchronised trampoline.
ATHLETICS: Not content with breaking one record for the day, Queenslander Matt Denny has added the men’s discuss meet record to his hammer throw AYOF best from the Saturday morning session.
GYMNASTICS: China has lived up to its powerhouse expectations by winning gold in both the women and men’s individual trampoline competitions at the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on Saturday.
GOLF: Brother-sister combination Kevin and Celina Yuan have put Australia within reach of its first Australian Youth Olympic Festival medals at Twin Creeks Golf and Country Club on Saturday.
CYCLING: Australia took out both medal events on Saturday at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).