Gold: Novak Djokovic
Novak won his 9th Australian Open and his third consecutive, both singles records. This was his 18th Grand Slam, which places him two from the men’s singles record. It only took three sets and less than and hour and 45 minutes to defeat Daniil Medvedev (RUS). Naomi Osaka (JPN) beat Jennifer Brady (USA) for the women’s singles title.
Watch the extended highlights (Australian Open)
Silver: Dylan Alcott
(Australia, Wheelchari Tennis)
Alcott win his 19th and 20th Quads Grand Slam titles, and his 7th straight singles and 4th straight Doubles title at the Australian Open, both records. He won the Doubles with Heath Davidson (AUS). Alcott has won more Quads Singles Grand Slams than anyone else in history. Also impressive was Diede de Groot (NED), who took both the Singles and Doubles wheelchair triumphs. Alfie Hewett (ENG) and Gordon Reid (SCO) won their 4th straight Grand Slam in Wheelchair Men’s Doubles.
Watch the ceremony (Australian Open)
Bronze: Sturla Holm Lægreid
Sturla Holm Lægreid just won his first gold in a Biathlon World Cup this season yet he took four gold medals at the World Championship, three of them this week: the 20 km individual, the 15 km Mass start and 4×7.5 km Relay. He previously won gold at the 7×4.5 km Mixed Relay. He also secured the Crystal Globe as the #1 this season in Individual. Tiril Eckhoff (NOR) also won four golds (three last week) plus a silver and a bronze. Norway took a total of 7 gold medals, 5 ahead of France, who took 2.
Watch the highlights for the World Championship’s second week (IBU)