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McKeon snatches silver in the pool

McKeon snatches silver in the pool

17 August 2010

Australian swimmers have repeated their solid efforts from the opening two nights clinching a silver medal through Emma McKeon in the 100m freestyle and pushing several others through to finals.

Australians hoping for more gold

Australians hoping for more gold

17 August 2010

It promises to be another busy evening for the Australian swim team on Day 3, with several quick times in the morning session setting up a late night at the pool.

Schafer makes history in the pool

Schafer makes history in the pool

17 August 2010

Swimmer Nicholas Schafer has made history by taking Australia’s first ever gold medal at a Youth Olympic Games in the men’s 100m breastroke.

Two gold, one silver in the pool

Two gold, one silver in the pool

16 August 2010

Nicholas Schafer made history at the pool tonight winning Australia’s first gold medal at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in the 100m breaststroke.

Exciting night chasing three gold

Exciting night chasing three gold

16 August 2010

A successful heat session at the Singapore Sports School pool this morning sees Australia swimmers going into three finals tonight as the fastest qualifiers.

Aussies snatch silver in Olympic first

Aussies snatch silver in Olympic first

16 August 2010

The Australian 4 x 100m freestyle mixed relay team claimed its country’s second medal of the Games – a silver – going down to the relentless Chinese by just 35 hundredths of a second in a thriller typical of Olympic competition.

Day 2 Preview

Day 2 Preview

15 August 2010

Having watched his teammate Ellie Salthouse win silver in the women’s individual triathlon in the first event of the Games, Michael Gosman will kick-start day 2 in the men’s event.

Mixed bag for Aussies at the pool

Mixed bag for Aussies at the pool

15 August 2010

Aussie swimmers had a mixed morning in the opening swimming session with several athletes pushing into semis and the mixed relay team qualified fastest for the final, and others just missing out.

Training kicks off prior to departure

Training kicks off prior to departure

12 August 2010

The Australian Youth Olympic Team assembled at Sydney Olympic Park on Wednesday morning for a two day camp allowing athletes to train together for competition ahead of departure to Singapore for the Youth Olympic Games.

Ready to take it to the top

Ready to take it to the top

10 August 2010

The Australian swim team for the Youth Olympic Games boasts one the country’s brightest swimming prospects in Kenneth To, who is set to cut through the water in no less than 10 different events.