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Olympic quiet achievers do us proud

Posted by: 2UE | 13 August, 2012 - 8:56 AM
The Olympic Games come to an end for London 2012

And so, the Olympic Games come to a close in London. Jason Morrison gives his thoughts of the two weeks of drama and triumph, with the quiet achievers who appeared to do best on behalf of Australia.

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Australia meanwhile has ended the Games with its lowest gold medal haul since Barcelona in 1992.

The nation finished 10th on the medal tally, with 7 gold, 16 silver and 12 bronze.

The Australian Olympic Committee had predicted 35 medals, but it expected more of them to be gold.

Stuart Bocking reflects on our expectations and gives his thoughts that it was a pretty fair effort by our athletes.


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