sport news Emma McKeon claims record-equalling 18th medal with bronze in Aussie 1-2-3 ... trends now

sport news Emma McKeon claims record-equalling 18th medal with bronze in Aussie 1-2-3 ... trends now
sport news Emma McKeon claims record-equalling 18th medal with bronze in Aussie 1-2-3 ... trends now

sport news Emma McKeon claims record-equalling 18th medal with bronze in Aussie 1-2-3 ... trends now

Emma McKeon claims record-equalling 18th Commonwealth Games medal with bronze in Aussie 1-2-3 finish in the women's 100m freestyle final... but boyfriend Cody Simpson only manages fifth in men's 100m Butterfly final Mollie O'Callaghan won Commonwealth Games women's 100m freestyle final  The 18-year-old set a phenomenal personal best of 52.63 seconds in Birmingham Shayna Jack also finishing ahead of favourite Emma McKeon to win silver  McKeon's partner Cody Simpson did not enjoy similar success in the 100m butterfly

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Emma McKeon won a record-equalling 18th Commonwealth Games medal despite being stunned after being pipped to gold in the women's 100m freestyle final by fellow Aussie Mollie O'Callaghan.

The 18-year-old continued her excellent form from the recent World Championships in Budapest by setting a phenomenal personal best of 52.63 seconds in Birmingham.

O'Callaghan was the shock winner of a race that saw a 1-2-3 Aussie finish, with Shayna Jack also finishing ahead of McKeon to win silver.

Emma McKeon won a record-equalling 18th Commonwealth Games medal in the 100m freestyle final

Emma McKeon won a record-equalling 18th Commonwealth Games medal in the 100m freestyle final

But she was pipped to the gold medal by new sensation Mollie O'Callaghan in Birmingham

But she was pipped to the gold medal by new sensation Mollie O'Callaghan in Birmingham

But the 28-year-old took her tally of swimming medals at a single Commonwealth Games to six - one behind the record - as well as joining South Africa men's star Chad le Clos on 18 Commonwealth medals  

But McKeon - who has two events left in Birmingham - was gracious

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