Emma McKeon sets record for most medals in history

Emma McKeon sets record for most medals in history

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McKeon’s latest milestone comes after she scaled another landmark earlier in Birmingham – most gold medals ever.

The Australian ace now has 13 career golds – three more than any other Commonwealth athlete.

McKeon has won five golds, one silver and a bronze in Birmingham.

And she’s all but certain to feature on Australia’s favored women’s 4×100 medley relay team on the last night at the pool on Wednesday.

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Win gold again, and McKeon will equal Ian Thorpe and Susie O’Neill’s record for the most golds at a single Games – six.

O’Neill achieved that feat in 1998 and Thorpe equaled it four years later.

McKeon won four gold and two bronze at the 2014 Glasgow Games and also four gold and two bronze at the 2018 Gold Coast edition.

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MOST CAREER COMMONWEALTH GAMES MEDALS

19: Emma McKeon (Australia, swimming) 13 gold, one silver, five bronze from three Games (2014, 2018, 2022)

18: Chad le Clos (South Africa, swimming) seven gold, four silver, seven bronze from four Games (2010, 2014, 2018, 2022)

18: Phillip Adams (Australia, shooting) Seven gold, nine silver, two bronze from Five Games (1982, 1986, 1990, 1994, 2002)

18: Mick Gault (England, shooting) Nine gold, four silver, five bronze from six Games (1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014)

(As at end of August 2 competition in Birmingham)

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