Youth News

Medallists

GYMNASTICS: Great Britain and China took home all the medals on offer in the men’s individual all–around and apparatus competition.

Records tumble at velodrome

20 January 2013

CYCLING: Australia’s Josie Talbot has held out to win the women’s omnium after holding first place in all six rounds of the two-day event at the Dunc Gray Velodrome.

Australia celebrates winning the Women's Hockey Final between Australia and China at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre on January 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

HOCKEY: Australia has won gold in the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) women’s hockey tournament after registering an inspiring 2-1 come-from-behind victory over China.

Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre

SWIMMING: The AYOF record book has almost been rewritten, with three more records broken in Sunday morning’s heats.

Talbot's rising star

20 January 2013
Women's Omnium

CYCLING: Australia’s Josie Talbot is shaping up to be the next big thing in cycling.

Sydney's comeback

20 January 2013
Canada swimmer

SWIMMING: The biggest swimming comeback of AYOF2013 is definitely Canadian representative Sydney Pickrem.

DAY 4 WRAP - Super Saturday

19 January 2013
Tayma Terita of Australia takes on the defence in the Women's Rugby Sevens during day three of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival at St Ignatius College on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

AYOF 2013: Day 4 at the AYOF was SUPER SATURDAY! With action across 16 of the 17 sports, it was a bumper day of competition all round.

Rugby sevens women's champions

RUGBY SEVENS: Rugby sevens wowed fans in its first foray onto the Olympic program at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).

Alanna Smith of Australia Gold competes with Kate Hewett of Australia Green in the Women's gold medal playoff during day four of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival at Sydney Boys High School on January 19, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

BASKETBALL: Australia's female basketballers proved they’re just as tough as the men, with both Green and Gold teams taking out medals at the finals of the AYOF basketball competition.

Amelia Gould of Australia celebrates winning the Women's 200m freestyle final during day two of the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre on January 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

SWIMMING: Saturday night’s finals made a real splash in the record books with five new AYOF records and two dead heats.