It's been a positive weekend for many of Australia's athletes as they build towards the 2016 Rio Games. Medals in sailing, modern pentathlon and water polo backed up some strong results in volleyball, football and beach volleyball.
Olympic gold medallist Brittany Elmslie has officially withdrawn from this year’s FINA World Championships in Kazan (RUS) after undergoing surgery to a remove a benign growth in her breast three weeks ago.
The Aussie Stingers have almost pulled off one of water polo’s greatest comebacks before going down 8-7 to the USA in a thrilling gold medal match at the FINA World League Super Final in Shanghai.
Samantha Mills and Esther Qin score silver in the 3-metre synchro, while Maddison Keeney claimed bronze in the 3-metre springboard at the World Series diving event in Mexico
At just 16-years-of-age Sunshine Coast schoolgirl Chelsea Gubecka will represent the Australian Dolphins Swim Team in the 10km open water event at her second FINA World Championships this July.
Australian swim star Emma McKeon celebrated her 21st birthday in style in Tokyo – taking her Japan Open gold medal tally to four at the Tatsumi International Pool.