With soaring temperatures predicted for Saturday’s Olympic women’s cross country race, Rebecca Henderson believes being an Aussie will be to her advantage when she takes to the start line in Brazil.
Edwina Tops-Alexander has finished equal ninth at the individual show jumping after knocking one rail in the final round of competition at the Olympic Equestrian Centre.
An outstanding heat in the pool has put modern pentathlete Chloe Esposito into seventh position overall coming in to the final afternoon of competition.
Jared Tallent has delivered an exceptional performance in the 50km walk at the Rio Olympic Games to win silver in the dramatic and grueling race.
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Did you know?
Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.