Gold: Australian Women’s Cricket ODI Team
Australia beat New Zealand to reach 22 One Day International victories in a row, an all-time record for ODI cricket, breaking Australian Men’s mark of 21 wins in a row reached in 2003. This record has been reached in eight series, facing six opponents in six countries. They can still extend the record with the two more ODI games they have against New Zealand this week.
Team: Meg Lanning, Rachael Haynes, Darcie Brown, Nicola Carey, Hannah Darlington, Ashleigh Gardner, Alyssa Healy, Jess Jonassen, Tahlia McGrath, Sophie Molineux, Beth Mooney, Ellyse Perry, Megan Schutt, Molly Strano, Georgia Wareham, Belinda Vakarewa, Tayla Vlaeminck
Silver: Ruth Chepng’etich
Chepng’etich broke the World Record for the Women’s Half Marathon by 29 seconds, clocking 1:04:02 at the N Kolay İstanbul Yarı Maratonu Canlı Yayın (Half Marathon), a World Athletics Elite Label road race. Ruth is the first women to ever clock less than: 65:00 minutes for the Half Marathon, 30:00 for the 10 K, 14:30 for the 5000m, 8:30 for 3000m and 5:00 for 1500m.
Bronze: Patrício Freire
(Mixed Martial Arts, Brazil)
“Pitbull” Freire beat Emmanuel “El Matador” Sánchez (MEX) to successfully defend his Bellator World Featherweight Title for the 5th time in a row. He is the Featherweight and Lightweight World Champion simultaneously. With this win he reached 9 Bellator World Title fights, a record in the promotion. He has also now won 19 Bellator fights overall, another a record.