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"There's been many times when I was faced with the choice of give up or keep going", she said.

But hopes of Rio Olympian Jason Whateley making it three for three for the host nation were dashed when he lost to New Zealand's David Nyika by unanimous decision in Saturday's 91kg final at Gold Coast's Oxenford Studios.

Australian boxer Anja Stridsman has won an extraordinary gold medal just months after she suffered a devastating knee injury.

The 27-year-old was initially left out of Australia's road team for the world championships last September in a controversial selection decision by Cycling Australia's high-performance manager Simon Jones.

"Obviously I couldn't help myself when it came down to the moment - chucked the shirt off, didn't know where it went, but it was all on the groove".

"I want to thank my parents - my dad got me on the bike when I was 12 and my mum kept me sane - my family, my partner, coach, nutritionist, and all the CA staff - Brad McGee and Simon Jones they've done a phenomenal job".

Hosking was brilliantly supported by her teammates, who led the peloton for most of the race and set up the victory in the final sprint.

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"These athletes are guests here in Australia".

"This is for Australia", said Wilson, who admitted he had got the idea from countryman Kelvin Kerkow's bare-chested jig of joy after winning bowls gold at the 2006 Melbourne Games.

"It's been quite an interesting time with the Games", he told the ABC. "I think that I've proved now that you can really do it even if everyone else thinks that you can't".

"I wouldn't have gone for it if I didn't think I could do it".

Local road cyclists Hosking and von Hoff had no such problems, winning their respective women's and men's races.

The field was down to just 11 riders contesting the gold medal in the final 3km.

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