Three members from the Stockholm 1912 Olympic Team made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the war. For those soldiers who survived, the wait to come home was such a long ordeal that an Inter-Allied Games was created and participated in by six Australian Olympians.
Over the weekend, Australia added multiple medals and an international title to its 2018 collection with tennis, skateboarding, softball and basketball in the mix while canoe/kayak and rowing honoured their best and brightest.
Aussie rower Taylor McCarthy-Smith has just finished off her impressive YOG campaign, finishing first in her B Final and fifth overall, but she’s had one secret weapon along for the ride. Her mum, Cathy McCarthy.
Rower Cormac Kennedy-Leverett has won bronze for Australia in the 500m single sculls at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics at a packed Puerto Madero on Wedneday.
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.
In a dominant performance at the World Rowing Championships, Australia secured two back-to-back World Championship titles, along with four silver and one bronze medal.
88 of the nation’s brightest young sporting prospects will represent Australia at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), the world's largest multi-sport competition for young athletes.