Australia has finished its Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics campaign with four gold medals, eight silver and another four bronze to go with personal bests and invaluable experience on the biggest stage for young elite athletes.
Australia’s outstanding year in global athletics concluded in Buenos Aires on Wednesday after a campaign filled with personal bests and top-10 finishes.
Cuba defeated Australia on Monday for the gold medal in the Men’s Long Jump at the 2018 Youth Olympics, in the latest chapter of a decades-old rivalry in the event.
Australia added two silver medals to its Youth Olympics tally on Day 9, with Joshua Cowley finishing second in the long jump and Jaylah Hancock-Cameron second in the 1500m/cross country combined.
Australia added two silver medals to its Youth Olympics tally on Monday, with Joshua Cowley and Jaylah Hancock-Cameron finishing second in the long jump and 1500m/cross country combined respectively.
The Australian track and field team today announced themselves as world class with a gold and two silvers at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics, led by flagbearer Keely Small’s gold in the 800m.
Nacra sailors Will Cooley and Evie Haseldine finished their BA2018 campaign in 7th position, after 12 gruelling races over 5 days at Club Nautico san Isidro. The pair had several top 3 finishes, but the consistency of eventual winners Argentina, France and Netherlands was too much for the pair to overcome.
17-year-old Zecily Fung added another team medal to the Aussie tally, joining forces with seven other nations in ‘Team Theta’ for the badminton mixed relay bronze medal match.