South Korea's Oh Jin-hyek survived a number of upsets to win gold.
South Korea's Oh Jin-hyek survived a number of upsets to win gold. Getty Images Sport - Paul Gilham

Oh survives day of upsets

SOUTH Korea's Oh Jin-hyek has survived a minefield of upsets to win gold in the men's individual archery at the London Olympics.

The men's archery had seen world champions, world record holders and raging favourites fall by the wayside.

THE Netherlands' Rick van der Ven produced one of the upsets of the competition when he knocked out the world record holder Im Dong-hyun in the last 16.

While earlier in the competition, world number one Brady Ellison of the United States was knocked out by Australia's Taylor Worth.

However, Oh stayed straight and true through the final matches, before producing the his best performance in the gold medal match, beating Japan's Takaharu Furukawa 7-1. 

China's Xiaoxiang Dai won bronze.


New rest area guidelines good news for truckies

New rest area guidelines good news for truckies

Peak body welcomes new Austroads report into rest areas.

Hino issues voluntary safety recall on 300 Series trucks

Hino issues voluntary safety recall on 300 Series trucks

Certain 300 Series trucks could need a new passenger airbag.

Truck 'completely destroyed', exclusion zone in place

Truck 'completely destroyed', exclusion zone in place

Multiple emergency services crews are on scene