The 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest has wrapped up with the Australian Dolphins Swim Team adding two bronze medals to their tally through distance swimmer Mack Horton and the women’s 4x100m medley relay team to leave Hungary with ten medals; one gold, five silver and four bronze.
Australia’s Alyssa Bull has added a silver medal to the gold she won 24 hours earlier at the ICF Canoe Sprint U23 and Junior World Championships in Pitesti, Romania.
Tasmania’s Commonwealth Games triathlon hope Jake Birtwhistle has literally hurdled his way to a stirring silver medal at the World Triathlon Series round in Edmonton after miscalculating the number of run laps.
In what was an absolutely thrilling finish to the 2017 UCI BMX World Championships in Rock Hill, Team Australia saw four of our elite riders make it to the championship finals.
Swimming at her sixth successive FINA World Championships Australia’s backstroke queen Emily Seebohm exceeded all expectations as she stormed home in the last lap of the women’s 200m backstroke to overpower and out-touch hometown hero, Katinka Hosszu and retain her world title from 2015.
Defending world champion Emily Seebohm has set a sizzling time in the women’s 200m backstroke semi-finals on night six at the Duna Arena, to move through as the fastest qualifier for tonight’s final in 2:05.81 - exactly the same time that won her the title in 2015.
Racing at the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra Europeans begins on Sunday night (AEST) in Kiel, Germany with a strong fleet of Aussies taking to the water to compete against some of the world’s best across all classes.
Australia’s rich history in international relays continued last night as the women’s 4x200m freestyle team demonstrated true grit when the quartet of Madison Wilson, Emma McKeon, Kotuku Ngawati and Ariarne Titmus combined to bag the bronze medal in sensational style.
The Australian Opals have had a successful day at the FIBA Asia Women's Cup, defeating North Korea in the Quarter-Final 81-48 to advance to the Semi-Finals as well as qualify for next year's FIBA World Cup.
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Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.
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Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).