Saturday, October 01, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016 Team Australia: List of Medals Australians Bring Home

Rio Olympics 2016 Team Australia: List of Medals Australians Bring Home

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The closure of the Rio Olympics 2016 has been announced and teams of different nations are back home with some expected and some disappointing results. Team Australia has come home with 8 gold medals, 11 silver medals and 10 bronze medals in different sports.

Here is a list of 29 medals grabbed by players of different teams at the Rio Olympics 2016:

Gold Medals

  • Women’s Rugby Sevens: It was the first time when the sports entered the list of games in the Olympics and the girls proved their efficiency with a final win of 24-17 against New Zealand.
  • Men Sailing: Tom Burton defeated Croatia’s Tonci Stipanovic.
  • Women’s Swimming Relay: Cate Campbell. Emma McKeon, Brittany Elmslie and Bronte Campbell were also sure of retaining the title once again as defending champions against the United States after London Olympics 2012.
  • Women’s single rowing: Kim Brennan won gold in the women’s single in rowing. This was the first time in eight years when a women rower grabbed a medal at Olympics.
  • Women’s pentathlon: Chloe Esposito won the first place in the game and used her brilliant running and shooting skills to win gold.
  • Freestyle Swimming: Mack Horton won gold maintaining his time of 3:41:55 to 3:41:68.
  • Men 100m Freestyle: Eighteen-year-old Kyle Chalmers won gold maintaining his time of 47:58. He became the first Australian man to win the game in 48 years.

Silver Medals

  • Men’s 200m backstroke: Mitch Larkin
  • Rowing Men’s Four : Alexander Hill, Will Lockwood, Josh Dunkely-Smith and Josh Booth
  • Cycling Men’s Team Pursuit
  • Women’s swimming Relay
  • Women’s 200m butterfly – Madeline Groves
  • Women’s swimming relay
  • Rowing Quads Scull
  • Sailing Nacra 17: Cousins Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin
  • Men’s 50 km walk race: Jared Tallent
  • Sailing Men’s 470: Mat Belcher and Will Ryan
  • Sailing Men’s 49ER: Iain Jensen and Nathan Outteridge

Bronze Medals

  • Synchronized diving: Maddison Keeney and Anabelle Smith
  • Men’s Archery Team: Ryan Tyack, Taylor Worth and Alec Potts
  • Men’s Swimming Relay
  • Women’s slalom kayak: Jessica Fox
  • Equestrian Team Eventing
  • Women’s 200 freestyle: Emma McKeon
  • Kayaking K-2 – 100 Sprint: Lachlan Tame and Ken Wallace
  • Men’s 20 km walk race: Dane Bird-Smith
  • Men’s Swimming Relay
  • Track Cycling Women’s Keirin: Anna Meares

The Daily Telegraph reported that Team Australia’s performance has not been too good but somehow it has managed to keep its position safe at the Rio Olympics 2016 Games.