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.
As we near the end of the Games Australia is looking strong for a couple of medals on Day 14 with prospects in athletics, BMX at least. We also have a thrilling men’s basketball game to thrill us.
Australia’s table tennis section may not have converted many matches into wins, but still they are pleased with their performance at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Four Rio Olympians have been elected to the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Athletes’ Commission by their peers at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 for a term of eight years.
Kathryn Mitchell was just 44cm behind winning a bronze medal in the women’s javelin and a treasured memento from the same night Usain Bolt created history.
Damien Birkinhead, the ‘Corio Colossus’, has tried valiantly to match a hot field in the final of the shot put at Rio’s Olympic Stadium but could not attain his previous best and finished 10th.
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Did you know?
There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.