Kicking off 2018 with a Commonwealth Games gold medal and following up with two more golds over the course of the year, Starc is one of Australia’s Youth Olympic Games (YOG) success stories.
Charlotte Derbyshire’s journey towards the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) started three years ago when she was just 14, but one major consideration needed to be made when dedicating up to 25 hours a week across three disciplines. The YOG also fell during her Year 12 HSC.
With Buenos Aires 2018 kicking off in just 10 days, get excited for the third edition of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) with these 10 fun facts about your YOG athletes, and the city in which they will compete!
Olympic gold medallist and modern pentathlon superstar, Chloe Esposito answered some of the most burning questions of Australia’s Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) modern pentathlon representative, Nikita Mawhirt.
At just 16 years of age, fencer Robert Ciccarelli has already travelled the world for his sport. Now he will get to cross Argentina off his to-do list when he represents Australia at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), something he thought he missed out on!
Most kids have grown up with an idol. Someone they look up to and one day hope to walk in the footsteps of, but not as many have been lucky enough to do so.
The commitment needed to succeed in sailing is pretty much an all or nothing prospect. Throw in study and career goals and life becomes quite a juggling act.
At just 17 years old, Ben White co-captained his side to Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) qualification, took out leading goal scorer at 28 goals and also bagged player of the tournament at the Oceania Youth Olympic qualifiers in Port Moresby, PNG.
Seventeen-year old show jumping rider, Madi Sinderberry is as talented as they come. Over the past two years she’s collected back to back titles, winning both the U21 Australian Young Rider and NSW Young Rider Championships in 2016 and 2017, but even more impressively is that she is about to compete at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) with a horse she’s never met.
Ashton Brinkworth is one of eight athletes that make up the Australian swimming section for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG). Seven of these young athletes recently competed in the Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Fiji, with three of them scoring medals.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Peter Norman posthumously awarded Olympic Order of Merit
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Bill Roycroft carried the Flag in the Opening Ceremony in Mexico City 1968 and his son Wayne carried the Flag in Los Angeles 1984.
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Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).