Gold, gold, gold for record-breaking Aussie cyclists
Gold, gold, gold for record-breaking Aussie cyclists
Beach on the Gold Coast. Credit Matthew Abbott for The New York Times
07 April, 2018, 01:04
Mack Horton of Australia celebrates after winning a gold medal.
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The home quartet crossed almost six seconds ahead of their English challengers, striking a blow in the battle dubbed by "the Ashes on wheels" by local media, a reference to the two nations' fierce cricket rivalry.
England's James Guy, who pushed the Aussies all the way, finished third.
"We weren't expecting that at all tonight", Bronte Campbell told reporters.
"This is the start of something special, I think."
"I could hear them roaring as I was coming down the last 25m".
"I want the gold medal and I am not going into the ring here to win bronze, said Robertson".
The golden hue to the opening day helped to diminish memories of the team's dismal performance at last year's world championships in Budapest.
Canada's Taylor Ruck, however, ended a potential Australian gold rush and temporarily sucked all of the frenzied expectation out of the venue when she held off a fast-finishing Ariarne Titmuss in the women's 200m freestyle.
Australia went some way towards easing the pain of Rio 2016 as the Commonwealth Games hosts sealed a hat-trick of track cycling golds on Thursday, demolishing a world record along the way.
Swimming - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Men's 400m Freestyle - Heat 2 - Optus Aquatic Centre - Gold Coast, Australia - April 5, 2018. Australia's McKeon, who won the race in Glasgow four years ago, finished third.
"It was beyond my wildest dreams", she said. "I think that as perfectionists we can always look for the next thing and we don't stop and appreciate the incredible moments when they happen and this is one of those rare and incredible moments".
England also claimed two gold medals on the opening night with Aimee Wilmott denying Hannah Miley's bid for a Scottish record three consecutive 400m individual medley gold medals and James Wilby dethroning Scottish defending champion Ross Murdoch in the 200m breaststroke.
Horton added a Commonwealth gold to his Olympic title, easily winning the 400 in 3:43.76, about 1.5 seconds ahead of Australian teammate Jack McLoughlin.
The Australians trailed the Scots after McEvoy's first leg, but Magnussen then took a lead that was never threatened.
"I've raced against Hannah in every meet and I've been second every time", Willmott said.
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