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Nicholas Hough of NSWIS competes in the Men's 110 metre Hurdles during the Hunter Track Classic on February 2, 2013 in Newcastle, Australia.

London 2012 Olympians Mitchell Watt (Qld), Ryan Gregson (NSW) and Anthony Alozie (NSW) have launched their 2013 season in style by winning their respective events at the Hunter Track Classic.

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.

Across all of the 17 sports at the 2013 AYOF the standard of competition was outstanding and future Olympians where in action across Sydney. Check out how all the competitions unfolded in the sport by sport wrap.

Madeline Groves of Australia competes in the Women's 200m butterfly final during day two of the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre on January 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

As the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) finishes up here in Sydney, the junior athletes could not have got a better experience on the road to Rio 2016.

Australian champion walker Nathan Brill pushing hard to gold and a huge personal best.

ATHLETICS: The stand-out performance on the track in the afternoon session on Saturday was Victorian Nathan Brill in the 5000m walk.

China’s Jianan Wang leaping to an AYOF record in the men's long jump.

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.

Sydney runner Molly Blakey powering around the first bend of the 400m on her way to the AYOF record of 54.69s.

ATHLETICS: The first track session at the 2013 AYOF saw several outstanding performances with record books re-written and a good spread of gold across the nations competing.

Australian thrower Matt Denny heaving the hammer over 79 metres to an Australian Record.

ATHLETICS: Four records were broken in the opening session of athletics at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).

Tayla-Paige Billington relaxing at the warm-up track ahead of the athletics competition at the 2013 AYOF.

ATHLETICS: With Australian flags on her face, Tayla-Paige Billington is following in her mother’s path.

Charlotte Caslick of Australia feels the effect of the extreme heat 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.

AYOF2013: Records are being broken at the AYOF in the pool and Sydney city itself has experienced its equal hottest day on record.

Mackenzie Little displaying her form at a training session ahead of the 2013 AYOF javelin competition.

ATHLETICS: The stadiums and the fields are the same but Sydney teenager Mackenzie Little has never seen so much excitement at Olympic Park.