Australia’s swim team has capped off an historic Tokyo Olympics, adding two gold medals to the tally on the final day of competition.
Emma McKeon capped off her memorable campaign with a win in the 50m freestyle in an Olympic record time of 23.81 - her third gold medal of these Games.
Then just minutes later, she was also part of Australia’s star-studded 4x100 medley relay team that also won gold in Olympic record time in a thrilling race against the US.
It was a stunning result for the Aussies, with the team of Kaylee McKeown, Chelsea Hodges, Cate Campbell and McKeon winning in 3:51.60.
McKeon is now in rarefied air, winning an astonishing four gold medals and an incredible seven medals in total this week.
No Aussie has ever won as many medals as that in a single Olympics, highlighting just how historic her performances have been in the pool this week.
GOLD FOR AUSTRALIA! 🥇— SEN 1116 (@1116sen) August 1, 2021
Going toe to toe with the US in the final leg, Australia wins the 4x100 medley relay final in a OR of 3:51.60. Incredible. Just incredible.#Tokyo2020 #Swimmingpic.twitter.com/C260qGHhA5