Beijing Olympic silver medallist Shane Rose took out the inaugural Exhibition Eventing title in front of thousands at the Equestrian Grand Final at Sydney Showgrounds overnight.
Olympian Heath Ryan took a big gamble when he decided to try out new music for the Dressage Grand Prix Freestyle at the Equestrian Grand Final – but that gamble paid off when he took out the inaugural title at the Sydney Showgrounds in front of a packed house.
Olympic bronze medallist Cate Campbell opened the final night of competition at the FINA World Cup with gold and an all-time best in the women’s 100m freestyle, as the Australian Swim Team wrapped up proceedings in Tokyo with a total of seven gold medals overall.
The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has congratulated Queensland on their Commonwealth Games success and Sally Pearson’s honour as the IAAF’s female athlete of the year.
Australian sailors have dominated the final day of the ISAF Sailing World in Melbourne with the home team claiming 16 medals across the eight Olympic and two Paralympic classes.
World and Olympic track cycling champion Anna Meares can add the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) athlete of the year award to her growing list of achievements in 2011.
West Australian Blair Evans has swam a new Australian record for the 400m freestyle at the FINA World Cup in Beijing, setting the Water Cube alight with the second fastest time in the world this year, as the Aussies head to Tokyo with a total of 11 gold medals from China.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
PyeongChang 2018 medals
Did you know?
Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).
Did you know?
Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.