Australia’s sole badminton player Zecily Fung recently added ‘Youth Olympic medallist’ to her resume, but what was just as rewarding were the multicultural friendships she made along the way.
Paddle Australia’s Jenaya Massie (QLD) will be part of a group of 64 athletes from more than 30 nations who will be competing in canoe at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.
Australian basketball legend Lauren Jackson was recognised with the Oceania IOC Women in Sport award at a ceremony in Buenos Aires on Friday.
This week, 88 young athletes from all over Australia embarked on their journey to the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, but not before being mentored and inspired by Olympians Bronte Campbell, Brandon Starc and Jess Thornton.
The Australian Opals have fallen to the USA in the FIBA World Cup gold medal playoff, 56-73, but can hold their heads high with a silver medal around their neck after an incredible campaign.