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Judo wrap up

13 August 2012
Christopher Sherrington of Great Britain (white) and Jake Andrewartha of Australia compete in the Men's +100 kg Judo on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 3, 2012 in London, England.

JUDO: The 2012 London Olympics could prove a watershed tournament for the Australian Judo team, with the emergence of new talent coinciding with the potential finales of some of the country’s most experienced exponents of the sport.

Chloe Esposito of Australia riding Glen Gold competes during the Riding Show Jumping in the Women's Modern Pentathlon on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 12, 2012 in London, England.

MODERN PENTATHLON: Sydney's Chloe Esposito has recorded the best result ever by an Australian woman finishing 7th in the gruelling modern pentathlon at Greenwich Park, which was the last medal to be decided at the 2012 Games.

Archery wrap up

13 August 2012
Australian Archers Taylor Worth and Elisa Barnard meet Australian Athlete Liason officer for London 2012 Steve Waugh at Lord's during previews ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 25, 2012 in London, England.

ARCHERY: Australian archer Taylor Worth has proven he will be a force to be reckoned with come Rio 2016, after thrashing world No 1 Brady Ellison (USA) on his way into the top 16 in the men’s individual archery competition on the hallowed turf of the Lords Cricket Ground.

Daniel McConnell of Australia in action in the LOCOG Men's Mountain Bike Test Event for London 2012 at Hadleigh Farm on July 31, 2011 in Hadleigh, England.

CYCLING – MOUNTAIN BIKE: Australia’s Dan McConnell improved to 21st overall in a top-class mountain bike cross-country event at Hadleigh Farm – and now has his sights set on the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Dear Lord Coe and co

13 August 2012
London Olympic stadium by night.

Dear Lord Coe and Co, From your many mates in Australia, there is only one thing left to say. Well, a couple actually. Bloody well done, you blokes. And thanks. London 2012 has been everything an Olympics should be, a triumph on every front, on and off the fields of play.

Table Tennis wrap up

13 August 2012
William Henzell of Australia serves in his Men's Singles second round match against Joao Monteiro of Portugal on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on July 29, 2012 in London, England.

TABLE TENNIS: William Henzell was again the star of the Australian table tennis campaign.

Australian pole vaulter Steve Hooker poses in front of a bus showing the height of the crossbar set to the height he cleared to win the gold medal in the Beijing Olympics, during an Athletics Australia press conference to announce the launch of the 2012 Australian Athletics Tour at Santos Stadium on November 30, 2011 in Adelaide, Australia.

The Australian Olympic Committee is pleased to announce that the following athletes have been elected onto the AOC’s Athletes' Commission, following voting by team members at the London Games.

Michael Shelley of Australia approaches the finish line in the Men's Marathon on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Mall on August 12, 2012 in London, England.

ATHLETICS: Australian Michael Shelley exceeded his own expectations with a creditable 16th place finish in the Olympic men's marathon.

Australian Olympic Medalists Attend a Garden Party in Their Honour

Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates today paid tribute to the Local Organising Committee of the Olympic Games for a “stunningly successful” London 2012.