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THE Aus­tralian Olympic sail­ing team put Hamil­ton Is­land on the top of their list af­ter com­plet­ing their stint in Rio De Janeiro.

They were given a heroes’ wel­come with a pa­rade led by Hamil­ton school kids car­ry­ing signs in sup­port of the le­gends.

The Shag Islet Cruis­ing Yacht Club cel­e­brated their sev­enth an­nual Ren­dezvous - with over 800 “shag­gers” hit­ting Glouces­ter Pas­sage.

Sam Bet­ton claimed first place in the Air­lie Beach Colour­bond Triathlon for the sev­enth con­sec­u­tive year with 21 year-old Bris­bane com­peti­tor Max Neu­mann trail­ing in sec­ond.

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