Fifth gold medal for Australia

Fifth gold medal for Australia

Australia has secured its 5th gold medal of the games, with sailing duo Nathan Outteridge and Ian Jensen officially claiming their victory in the men’s 49ers event.

The Aussies have been assured of the win for the last 2 days, but had to wait until they completed the final stage overnight to officially claim the gold.

In diving, Aussies Melissa Wu and Brittany Broben have made it through to the semi finals of the 10m platform overnight, 16 year old Broben has qualifed fourth, and Wu fifth.

In athletics Steve Hooker has cruised though to the final of the pole-vaulting, while Jamaican Yohan Blake has qualified fastest for the 200m sprint, ahead of Ussain Bolt in fifth.

And our men’s waterpolo team has lost its quarterfinal clash with Serbia.

 

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