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Day Five

ROWING: The final day of rowing and the AYOF provided plenty of excitement for the crowd.

australian burras

HOCKEY: Australia has come from the brink of defeat to reverse a late one goal deficit and beat Great Britain in an epic men’s gold medal match on Sunday afternoon.

Clean sweep for China

20 January 2013
Gold - China
Silver - Great Britain
Bronze - Australia

DIVING: China has had another clean sweep at Sunday morning’s platform synchronised event, their consistent form elevating them above the other entrants.


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.