Ella Nelson said she felt like a “gladiator” as she ran the race of her life to set a personal best and come within 0.01 of a second of a berth in the women’s 200m final.
Eloise Wellings, Genevieve LaCaze and Madeline Hills have again rewritten Australia’s record books as they stormed into the final of the women’s 5000m.
As we move into week two of the Games, Australia has the challenge of quarter-final knockout games in two team sports, the women’s hockey and water polo. The Canoe Sprint competition gets under way and there are medals on the line in Sailing.
There were strong individual performances for the Aussies on the track, diving in the pool and on the golf greens, but unfortunately it was not quite enough for a podium finish.