In the competitive world that is Olympic triathlon Australia has certainly continued to confirm its presence on the world stage.
Rowing gold medallist Kim Brennan will have the honour of carrying the flag and leading out the Australian Olympic Team at the Closing Ceremony.
A top five position on the Olympic medals table remains a realistic goal for Australia despite falling “well short” of ambitions in Rio, chef de mission Kitty Chiller has declared.
Despite being extremely proud of the Australian Olympic Team, Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller has described the 2016 Rio Olympic Games as extremely challenging.
Australia’s Olympic rowing won its first gold medal in eight years, while the men’s four and the men’s quadruple sculls won silver.
With eight rookies in our team of 11 sailors at the Rio Olympics, the future is looking bright for sailing in Australia.