- Age at Festival
China is a sporting superpower having won the medal tally at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and only just being beaten by the USA in 2012. It is fantastic they will have the second largest Team at the Festival, behind host nation Australia, with 189 athletes. They will be extremely competitive in all sports they are contesting.
Location: Eastern Asia
AYOF History: 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009
2013 Sports: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball 3x3 (men & women), Canoe/Kayak Slalom, Diving, Gymnastics (Artistic, Rhythmic, Trampoline), Golf, Hockey (women), Judo, Rugby Sevens (men & women), Shooting, Swimming, Triathlon, Weightlifting, Wrestling
GOLF: Brother-sister combination Kevin and Celina Yuan have put Australia within reach of its first Australian Youth Olympic Festival medals at Twin Creeks Golf and Country Club on Saturday. 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.