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Festival spurs youth toward 2016

Festival spurs youth toward 2016

20 January 2013

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.

Brill and Wassall top track champions

Brill and Wassall top track champions

19 January 2013

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

Field athletes set new standards

Field athletes set new standards

19 January 2013

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.

Outstanding running ousts Olympians from record books

Outstanding running ousts Olympians from record books

19 January 2013

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.

Denny unleashes record hammer

Denny unleashes record hammer

19 January 2013

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

Following big footsteps to walk for Australia

Following big footsteps to walk for Australia

18 January 2013

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

Sydney heatwave impacts Youth Olympic competition

Sydney heatwave impacts Youth Olympic competition

18 January 2013

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

Nothing Little about throwing for Australia

Nothing Little about throwing for Australia

18 January 2013

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

Stop Sydney its hammer time

Stop Sydney its hammer time

17 January 2013

Like most of the Chinese team, coming to Australia for the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) it is He Weihu’s first time overseas.

Festival opened for stars of the future

Festival opened for stars of the future

16 January 2013

They are the stars of the future, and the athletes competing at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) were treated to a spectacle fit for Olympians at the Opening Ceremony at Sydney Entertainment Centre.