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.
YOG: After years and months of preparation, excitement and anticipation, the countdown until opening of the 2nd Youth Olympic Games, Nanjing can now be measured in mere hours.