WEEKEND WRAP: World number ones, stunning major titles and medals in the water – it’s been a huge weekend for Aussie athletes.
Olympians have been visiting the schools of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Team, to honour the young athletes’ achievement and present their school with an Olympic Flag.
From Beach Volleyball gold in Poland to Archery and Rugby teams securing quota spots for Tokyo 2020, Aussie athletes have been micing it with the best in the world this weekend.
Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar have won their fifth World Tour gold medal at the four-star Warsaw event in Poland over the weekend.
Australian women’s Rugby 7’s and men’s Archery teams have secured quota spots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after strong performances in Europe this weekend, marking the first quota spots secured by Australians this year.
For the first time in his career Mitch Larkin has swum sub 1:56 in the Men’s 200m Individual Medley, smashing his own Commonwealth and Australian record at the 2019 Hancock Prospecting World Swimming Trials.
Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018
Best of Buenos Aires 2018
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Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.
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There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.