Although she didn't duplicate the performance in the final, teenager Natsu Ohta proved a one to watch with her qualifications win in the first modern pentathlon world cup of the year.
Tara Davis is now the outdoor collegiate women's long jump record-holder, after setting the indoor mark two weeks ago.
Luger Madeleine Egle looks to translate Youth Olympics success into Beijing 2022 success, continuing her upward trend over the last years.
Sprinter Rohan Browning is the first Australian man to qualify for an Olympic 100 meters in 17 years.
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