Australia's likely stars for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games:
EMILY SEEBOHM, 20 - Emerged as a gold medal contender when she smashed the Olympic record in the 100m backstroke heats. Fell short of individual gold but good signs for the future with silver.
JOSH DUNKLEY-SMITH, 23 - In the men's four rowing which won silver. A physiologically-gifted oarsman who crewmate Drew Ginn rates as potentially the best rower Australia has ever produced.
JESSICA FOX, 18 - The teenage daughter of two European world champions almost pulled off a shock gold in the white water slalom canoe, finishing with a surprise silver.
SAM WILLOUGHBY, 20 and CAROLINE BUCHANAN, 21 - Willoughby's silver in the BMX was Australia's first in the new generation sport, while Buchanan was fastest qualifier in the women's event before bombing out in the finals.
JULIA HARGREAVES, 26 - Made the first round of finals in the show jumping in a sport dominated by old fogies.
BRITTANY BROBEN, 16 - Ten metre platform diving silver medallist as the youngest member of the Australian team.
TAYLOR WORTH, 21 - Made the round of 16 and missed the quarter finals by one arrow against the world number one.
OLIVIA PRICE, 20 - Match racing silver medallist who will skipper the women's 49er, a new class for the Rio Games.
STEVE SOLOMON, 19 - First Australian finalist in the men's 400m since 1988, who won a bronze at the world juniors
BLAKE GAUDRY, 20 - Made the final in trampoline, finishing sixth but has always been targeting Rio
LIZ CAMBAGE, 20 - Showed flashes in winning London bronze the form that could make her the most dominant force in women's basketball by the time Rio comes around.
BRITTANY ELMSLIE, 18 - Won three medals as a relay swimmer to signal her good hopes in the sprints for Rio.
ANNETTE EDMONDSON, 20 - bronze in track cycling's omnium - multi-discipline event - only two years after switching from sprint to endurance. A star is born.
EMMA JACKSON, 20 - Eighth in Olympic debut a year after finishing fourth in the world championships series.