Olympic bronze medallist, Alec Potts, has continued his good form from Rio at his first major domestic competition since returning to Australia, winning gold on the opening day of the National Archery Championships in Adelaide.
It claims to be the sporting capital of the world and Melbourne did their best at proving that point as locals turned out in force to welcome home the Australian Olympic Team.
Australia’s Rio 2016 archery campaign has come to a close after Taylor Worth was knocked out of the individual competition in a quarter-final shoot off with one of the favourites at the Sambodromo.
Athletics kicks off its competition program with three sessions on Day 1. Flagbearer Anna Meares starts her program and popular boxer Shelley Watts has her first bout.
Another exciting day of competition beckons with a number of medal prospects in competition. Our team sports have important matches and a highlight will be Australia vs USA in the men’s basketball.