Emma becomes the most successful athlete at the Games
Australian women’s swimmer Emma McCon created history by winning the gold medal in the 50m freestyle event. Emma has become the most successful athlete of the Commonwealth Games.
This is his overall 11th gold medal in Commonwealth Games. This is the 28-year-old swimmer’s third gold medal in Birmingham. He has also won gold medals in the 4x100m and 4×100 mixed relay here.
parents also swimmer
McCon’s parents Ron and Susie have also been international swimmers. He saw his daughter creating history here. McCain dedicated this victory to his parents. She continues to perform brilliantly.
compatriots Thorpe, O’Neill and Jones left behind
McCon, a five-time Olympic gold medalist, surpassed fellow Australian swimmers Ian Thorpe, Susie O’Neill and Lysel Jones for the most Commonwealth Games gold medals. She is now Australia’s top swimmer.