McKeon makes more Commonwealth Games history
Aussie swimming champ Emma McKeon has become the most successful athlete in Commonwealth Games history, claiming 19 medals after adding 2 more to her tally yesterday. The previous record was 18, held by South African swimmer Chad le Clos and shooters Phillip Adams from Oz and Mick Gault from England. McKeon has clinched a record 13 career Comm Games gold medals and needs just one more to equal Ian Thorpe and Susie O’Neill’s record of 6 at a single Games. That could happen early this morning with Australia favoured to win the women’s 4×100 medley relay. It’s not all about McKeon – teen swim sensation Mollie O’Callaghan beat out McKeon for the gold in the women’s 100m freestyle, and Ariarne Titmus set a new Games record in the women’s 800m freestyle. There were a few more wins out of the water, too, with Oz cracking the 100 medal mark yesterday. We’re well ahead of the next nation on the tally – the Brits…
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