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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
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