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CANOE/KAYAK: Australia’s new-look K4 crew did enough to win gold at the National sprint canoe championships in Penrith, but they were far from happy with their performance.
AOC: Imagine a room where you have Ian Thorpe and Herb Elliot deep in conversation; a table away three budding young 1500m swimmers are hanging on to Grant Hackett’s every word; Dawn Fraser is on the other side of the room reminiscing with teammates John Konrads and Sandra Morgan-Beavis; and London 2012 K4 gold medallist David Smith is down the back getting his Murray Rose book signed by 1956 and 1960 swim team captain John Devitt.
The 2012 Australian Olympic Team received a friendly welcome home from the City of Darwin today in typical Northern Territory style – excited crowds, blistering heat and even a crocodile or two.
CANOE/KAYAK SPRINT: The canoe sprint regatta at Eton Dorney unearthed four new superstars of the sport with the men’s K4 1000m crew producing the race of their lives to snare gold ahead of highly credentialed European field.
CANOE/KAYAK - SPRINT: The Australian men’s kayak sprint team of Tate Smith, David Smith, Murray Stewart and Jacob Clear have paddled the perfect race to win gold in the K4 1000m at Eton Dorney early on Day 13.
CANOE/KAYAK - SPRINT: The Australian men’s K4 1000m crew has survived another cut throat day of action at Eton Dorney and will have the chance to paddle for gold, while four other Australian crews missed out.