Australian swimmer Emma McCain has set a new record by winning seven medals at the Tokyo Olympics. Emma was instrumental in helping Australia win a gold medal in the women’s 4x100m relay by beating defending champions America on Sunday.
Despite getting seven stitches, he put up a tough fight against the world number one boxer, winning after defeat. He set a new Olympic record by winning the gold medal with a timing of 3 minutes 51.60 seconds. While the US won the silver with a time of 3:51.73s and Canada the bronze with a time of 3:52.60s.
India’s women’s hockey team created history by reaching the quarter-finals of the Olympics for the first time. This was McCon’s seventh medal at the Tokyo Olympics. She also became the first woman to win seven medals in one Olympics. McCain, 27, has won four gold and three bronze medals at the Tokyo Olympics. With this, he broke the record of six medals held by Kristin Otto of East Germany. Christine achieved this feat in the 1952 Olympics. Natalie Coughlin of the United States won six medals in 2008.
Notably, American swimmer Michael Phelps holds the record for the most medals won in one Olympics. Phelps won eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and eight medals at the 2004 Olympics with six gold and two bronze medals.