Rio Olympics: Jarrod Poort’s gutsy effort in 10km marathon swim

By Tim Barrow
Updated August 17 2016 - 12:16am, first published August 16 2016 - 11:31pm
 Jarrod Poort leads the 10km marathon swim in Rio. Photo: Quinn Rooney
Jarrod Poort leads the 10km marathon swim in Rio. Photo: Quinn Rooney

Wollongong’s Jarrod Poort produced the gutsiest performance from any Australian athlete at the Rio Olympics, only to fade from the medal placings in the closing stages.

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