Australia Commonwealth Games 2022 medal tally: Brittany O'Brien and Daniel Golubovic win silver for Australia
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There were no gold medals for Australia on the eighth day of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, but two silvers and seven bronze medals kept the nation at the top of the leader board.
There were podium finishes for Australian athletes in diving, wrestling, gymnastics and athletics.
You can check out how the latest batch of medals were won in our, or have a look at the medal winners and the below:
Day 8 medal results:
- Brittany O'Brien, diving, 1 metre springboard
- Daniel Golubovic, athletics, decathlon
- Sam Fricker and Shixin Li, diving, synchronised 3 metre springboard
- Esther Qin, diving, 1 metre springboard
- Alexandra Kiroi-Bogatyreva, gymnastics, rhythmic individual all-around
- Jayden Lawrence, wrestling, 86 kilogram freestyle wrestling
- Sam Carter, ahtletics, T53/54 1,500 metre
- Domonic Bedggood and Cassiel Rousseau, diving, 10 metre synchronised platform
- Cedric Dubler, athletics, decathlon
Birmingham 2022 medal standings:
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