Swimming ends in spectacular style 20 Jan 2013


SWIMMING: This year’s swimming at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) has finished the way it began: several close finishes and plenty of AYOF records.

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China reigns supreme in badminton 20 Jan 2013


BADMINTON: China has won all but one gold medal in the badminton at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).

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Yuan and Hall win golf gold 20 Jan 2013


GOLF: Bankstown teenager Kevin Yuan clinched the men’s gold medal with a three stroke win at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival golf tournament at Twin Creeks Golf and Country Club near Penrith.

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China wrestles its way to the top 20 Jan 2013


WRESTLING: With a near clean sweep, China won gold in every division it entered in wrestling at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).

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Reflections from the platform: Weightlifting 20 Jan 2013


WEIGHTLIFTING: It was a sensational three days of weightlifting competition at St Ignatius College for the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF).

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Mattis wins all-around gold 20 Jan 2013


GYMNASTICS: Great Britain’s Tyesha Mattis stole the show, proving she has exactly what it takes to be a future Olympian.

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Horton stars in 1500m thriller 20 Jan 2013


SWIMMING: Australia is set to witness a resurgence in distance swimming after Mack Horton had the swim of his life to win the Australian Youth Olympic Festival 1500m freestyle.

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Fast Facts


When: 16-20 January

What: 5 days of elite youth sport

Where: SYDNEY, utilising most Olympic venues

Who: 1700 athletes

Nations: 30

Sports: 17

Cost: FREE sporting events, Opening Ceremony is ticketed

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