Hockey5s win Gold in thrilling match 27 Aug 2014


HOCKEY: It has been a remarkable night for the Hockey5s team in Nanjing, beating Canada in a penalty shoot out, to win the Gold medal at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

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Golden Start, Golden End 27 Aug 2014


TEAM: It was a golden start and a golden end for the Australian Youth Olympic Team competing at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

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Aussies break social media PBs  27 Aug 2014


@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.

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Pratt gives his all on the mats 27 Aug 2014


WRESTLING: On day 11, the final day of competition at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, 16-year-old Ben Pratt finally got the chance to hit the mats in the wrestling.

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Swimmers embrace YOG spirit 27 Aug 2014


SWIMMING: The Games may be almost over but youth swimmers from around the world have demonstrated that the spirit is still well and truly alive after banding together for a combined training session at the Wutaishan training pool on Tuesday.

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Athletics Team excels in Nanjing 27 Aug 2014


AOC: The Australian Athletics section has collected nine medals at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

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Modern Pentathlon finishes on a high 26 Aug 2014


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.

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#GoAUS Flashmob in the Youth Olympic Village


Fast Facts


Games Dates: 16-28 August, 2014

Olympiad: 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG)

Host City: Nanjing, China

Competitors: 3,800 Athletes

AUS Athletes: 89

AUS Chef de Mission: Susie O'Neill

Nations: 204 Countries

Sports: 28 

 

 

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