- Age at Festival
- Place of Birth
- QLD, Australia
- Place of Residence
- TAS, Australia
- Famous Parents /Siblings
- Clare McConnell (mum) - bronze in Cross Country World Championships
- Year 10
- Began this sport
- When I was 4 years old at Robertson Gymnastics Club in Queensland
- Major results
- 2011 Under 15 World Championships (5th)
2012 Under 17 & Junior Individual Trampoline & Junior Syncronised Trampoline National Champion.
- Age records
- Highest difficulty for Under 10 Tumbling - New Zealand
- Dr. Ben Kelly
- Famous training partners
- Jack Penny - Shadow Olympian
- Participation in other sports
- Surf Life Saving
2013 is the sixth time Australia has hosted this multi-sport Festival utilising the venues and legacy of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. At the London 2012 Olympic Games 106 athletes, over one-quarter of the Team, had competed at an edition of the AYOF. Olympic gold medallists of the past who came through the Festival include Anna Meares, Sally Pearson (McLellan), Matthew Mitcham, Emma Snowsill and many more.
Location: South of Asia between Indian & Pacific Oceans
AYOF History: 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009
2013 Sports: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball 3x3 (men & women), Canoe/Kayak Sprint & Slalom, Cycling-Track, Diving, Gymnastics (Artistic, Rhythmic, Trampoline), Golf, Hockey (men & women), Judo, Rowing, Rugby Sevens (men & women), Shooting, Swimming, Triathlon, Weightlifting, Wrestling
Australia’s gymnastics results at the London 2012 Olympic Games were some of the nation’s finest to date and the young stars of the future hope to continue that good form at next year’s Australian Youth Olympic Festival. Read more...
Did You Know?
2008 Beijing gold medallist and London 2012 Olympian Matthew Mitcham competed at the 2003 AYOF in trampolining before switching to diving where he won four medals at the 2005 AYOF.