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Aussie get their first Gold medal

Discussion in 'General Discussion Forum' started by eagle_predator, Aug 10, 2008.

  1. eagle_predator

    eagle_predator Active Member

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    Congrats to Stephanie Rice well done for winning Australia's first gold/medal in Beijing. Event Swimming 400m Individual Medley and smashed the world record


    Awesome Go Aussies
     
  2. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    Top performance, but the swim in Lane 8 was Coventry's. She also broke the world record and came so close. Also Hoff was incredibly gracious on the podium. Yep, good to get the yellow shiny stuff on the medal board. Now back to the footy.
     
  3. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    No big deal, she beat a couple of has been Yanks and a juiced up Rhodesian.
     
  4. Fro

    Fro Well-Known Member

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    one of those has been yanks held the world record
     
  5. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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  6. Fro

    Fro Well-Known Member

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    held it till this arvo.

    Doesnt exactly fit the definition of has been
     
  7. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    You're only good as your last swim ;)
     

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