Emma McKeon units Commonwealth Video games medal document

One other day. One other high-water mark for Emma McKeon, now essentially the most adorned athlete in Commonwealth Video games historical past.

McKeon has added one other gold and a bronze to her unrivalled Commonwealth medal assortment which now numbers 19.

The earlier document for many Commonwealth medals was 18, shared with South African swimmer Chad le Clos and two shooters, Australia’s Phillip Adams and England’s Mick Gault.

“I’m proud … I don’t actually know what to say,” McKeon stated.

“The medals are rewarding clearly, it’s what we prepare for.

“However for me essentially the most rewarding factor this 12 months is with the ability to preserve myself collectively for the week, to have the ability to rise up behind the blocks.

“Each time anybody will get behind the blocks, they’re taking a danger, you’re placing your coronary heart on the road whether or not you succeed or fail.

“So simply with the ability to rise up day by day and try this, I’m happy with myself for that.”

McKeon’s newest milestone comes after she scaled one other landmark earlier in Birmingham – most gold medals ever.

The Australian ace now has 13 profession golds – three greater than some other Commonwealth athlete.

McKeon has received 5 golds, one silver and a bronze in Birmingham.

And she or he’s all however sure to characteristic on Australia’s favoured ladies’s 4×100 medley relay group on the final evening on the pool on Wednesday.

Win gold once more, and McKeon will equal Ian Thorpe and Susie O’Neill’s document for many golds at a single Video games – six.

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O’Neill achieved that feat in 1998 and Thorpe equalled it 4 years later.

McKeon received 4 gold and two bronze on the 2014 Glasgow Video games and likewise 4 gold and two bronze on the 2018 Gold Coast version.