MOD PENTATHLON: Australian teenager Max Esposito has upstaged the best senior athletes from Asia and Oceania to win the Olympic qualifying event in Beijing.
Australian modern pentathlete Chloe Esposito has performed exceptionally at the Asia/Oceania Qualifier in Beijing to just miss the podium and secure the women’s Oceania spot for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
MODERN PENTATHLON: Early next week in Beijing there are two places at the Rio Olympic Games waiting to be claimed by the top male and female competitors from Oceania.
MIXED GENDER: While the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) has been a fantastic experience for everyone involved it has also acted as a dress rehearsal for mixed gender events on a larger Olympic stage.
@AUSOLYMPICTEAM: Limited access to social media has failed to stop the Australian Youth Olympic Team from being so social at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
MODERN PENTATHLON: Australian modern pentathletes Marina Carrier and Max Esposito have finished their Youth Olympic Games campaign on a high note after finishing 12th and 15th in the mixed team events on Tuesday.
MODERN PENTATHLON: Australian athlete Max Esposito has finished off the men’s individual modern pentathlon event with an inspiring performance in the run/shoot to come from behind in 21st place and finish 17th overall.
MODERN PENTATHLON: Aussie athlete Marina Carrier has pushed through a physically enduring afternoon/evening to finish 23rd in the women’s individual modern pentathlon at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
MODERN PENTATHLON: Two of the most versatile athletes on the 2014 Australian Youth Olympic Team are ready to tackle whatever the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) has to offer.