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    February 15, 2019 5:03 PM PST

    Australias Olympic sailors have continued to fly the flag for the nation with two teams, Mat Belcher and Will Ryan in the mens 470, and Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen in the 49er class, collecting silver medals on Day 13. Elvis Andrus Jersey .With these two results seven of 11 Australian sailors will leave Rio with medals in their kitbag - a strike rate of about 64 per cent.We only had 11 athletes here and seven of us medalled, sailor Mat Belcher said after collecting the silver medal.We had 13 athletes [sailors] in London. And eight of us medalled.Belcher hailed his silver medal with Ryan as a triumph of Australian spirit.We overcame adversity but we passed those tests, Belcher said.And we fought in good Aussie spirit. We didnt give up. We fought all the way to the end to gain those extra metres and it was enough to get the silver.One test came in the 470 medal race when Ryan fell into the polluted waters at Marina da Gloria.I just slipped and fell straight in, said Ryan, a silver medallist at his first Olympics.Obviously Matty pulled me back out of the water one-handed really quickly and got me back in the boat and back into it.Belcher joked his instinctive action had ulterior motives.I was worried about the water quality, he said.Australian sailors claimed one gold and three silvers in Rios polluted waters.In London four years ago, Australian sailors won three gold and one silver.But Belcher isnt about to crow about sailing being the number one Australian sport at the Olympics. I dont know where we are with the sports, he said.But it makes me proud, really proud, to be part of this team.Belchers silver medal follows gold in the 470 at the London Games four years ago.Its a fantastic achievement for us, Belcher said.Its disappointing we didnt win - we came here to win. But to come away with silver is a great achievement.Outteridge and Jensens 49er silver medal follows their gold medal in the same event at Londons Games.I think there was always that moment in our heads where it could slip out of our control, Outteridge said.And to be honest, on that course, nothing is in your control.But probably 30 seconds out of the start when we were ahead of the two guys we needed to beat relaxed the nerves a bit, and then it was going about three tricky laps of that course.Belcher hailed rigorous selection processes for the success of the team, saying sailors were not selected, regardless of whether they had reached qualifying standards, if team management did not believe they could medal or at the very least finish in the top 10.He also noted that sailing bosses first visited Rio before the London Games to suss out the course and conditions.Its our 10th time to Rio, Belcher said.We have really invested a lot of time to get an understanding of these conditions. Custom Texas Rangers Jerseys . "It doesnt get any better than that," Giambi said. "Im speechless." The Indians are roaring toward October. Giambi belted a two-run, pinch-hit homer with two outs in the ninth inning to give Cleveland a shocking 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night, keeping the Indians up with the lead pack in the AL wild-card race. Jurickson Profar Jersey . -- Quarterback Will Finch threw for 252 yards and three touchdowns, and Yannick Harou rushed in two scores as the No. . It was just business as usual for the Thunder at home. Durant scored 32 points and the Thunder beat the Bulls 107-95 on Thursday night for their eighth straight win. Khloe Kardashian has never won an NBA title, nor has she ever earned a championship ring.But those pesky little details didnt stop her from taking a pretty epic picture Tuesday night in Cleveland with an NBA championship ring. Kardashians boyfriend Tristan Thompson collected his new, shiny hardware during the Cavaliers ring ceremony?before their season opener against the New York Knicks, and she wasted no time in showing it off.She posted a picture of her own blinged-out hand resting on top of Thompsons hand with his new ring, and its possible that there are more karats in this shot than at Tiffanys. Russell Wilson Jersey. ??A photo posted by Khloé (@khloekardashian) onOct 25, 2016 at 8:54pm PDTYou know what they say, the couple that blings out together, stays together. Or something like that.See something entertaining on social media that you think deserves to be shared? Let me know on Twitter, @darcymaine_espn. Cheap Hoodies From China Discount NFL Shirts Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Cheap NFL Jerseys China Wholesale China Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys From China Cheap Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Fast Shipping China Jerseys Stitched Jerseys ' ' '