Australia and Vanuatu’s hockey teams didn’t let not being drawn to play each other in competition stop them from meeting each other on the pitch at Buenos Aires 2018.
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.
Cormac Kennedy-Leverett added another medal to Australia’s Tally on Day 4 of Buenos Aires 2018, taking home bronze; while Liam Christie and Lidiia Iakovleva were members of the gold and bronze winning Multidiscipline Gymnastics Team Event.
Today marked the first day of competition for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) and your Aussie squad kicked it off with a bang, making their way into multiple finals and semi finals.
After winning all three group games, the Hockeyroos have suffered defeat in the Four Nations Final going down 2-1 to hosts, Japan, who came from behind in Ibaraki on Sunday afternoon.
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.