DETROIT, Michigan (August 3, 2017) - The 51st AAU Junior Olympic Games have taken over the Detroit, Michigan area since the start of competition on July 27th.
Thousands of athletes from across 45 states have traveled to Detroit, Mich. for the chance to capture a gold medal.
Sports taking place today are field hockey at Detroit Country Day School, baton twirling, powerlifting, taekwondo and wrestling at the Suburban Collection Showcase in Novi and the largest sport in the games, track and field held at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti.
Be sure and watch the track and field livestream by Flotrack here.
See you next year: Sports that have concluded are 7v7 Football, Swimming, Cheerleading, Jump Rope, Pickleball, Sport Stacking, Trampoline and Tumbling and girls Wrestling..
Upcoming: Tomorrow, karate and weightlifting begin while basketball (HYPE Athletics Center in Dearborn Heights) and All Sports Combine (Suburban Showcase) are slated to compete Saturday, August 5th.
For complete schedules (click here for overall) & results, click here.
Coverage of the AAU Junior Olympic Games
Check out a small sample of coverage the Games has garnered so far.
Young athletes gather in Novi for AAU Junior Olympics kickoff - by Tim Pamplin, Channel 4 Detroit
Brighton's Legacy Football Records Perfect First Day in 7-on-7 Football by Terry Foster, Detroit Sports
Wrestler Hunter Gandee Aims to Spread Awareness About Cerebral Palsy by Terry Foster, Detroit Sports
Michigan Youth Wrestling Coach Dave Licari Has Left Lasting Mark on Sport by Terry Foster, Detroit Sports
Davis Family is First Family of Racewalking in AAU Junior Olympics by Terry Foster, Detroit Sports
Nine-time Olympic gold medalist to address Junior Olympics in Michigan
Kevin Adams II Continues trowing dominance by Cory Mull, flotrack.com
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